Foundations of Global Health Specialization
Build skills to improve health & save lives. Learn foundational building blocks of humanitarian program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Learners will complete a project in each course. Along the way, you will analyze a health system, propose a primary health care intervention, develop a community health worker training plan, propose a humanitarian intervention, analyze a community undergoing change, and perform a health belief assessment.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
William Brieger, DrPHProfessor, Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health
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