Global Health during Medical Studies

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Global health is taught in the medical curriculum starting from the Bachelor in medicine. During the first year, students follow a module entitled "people, health and society". This module introduces psycho-social dimensions of medicine as well as anthropological, behavioural, epidemiological and psychological perspectives on health and medicine. During the second and the third year, Community medicine and health is taught through several courses. This includes introductory course and training in:

  • Health economics and health systems
  • Primary care
  • Ethics
  • Electives at the end

At the master level, the Faculty of medicine offers a concentration in global health and humanitarian medicine which can be followed within the main medical curriculum. This concentration includes:

  • Courses
  • Electives in developing countries or with vulnerable population
  • A Master thesis on a global health or humanitarian medicine topic

More information are available (in French)

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