Reproductive & Maternal Health: A Global Perspective
This summer school will provide a comprehensive overview about women’s reproductive and maternal health around the world. Topics discussed in this course represent critical health challenges and strategies to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes
How can we reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality? What is the role of reproductive health services such as contraceptives, safe abortion and infertility treatment? How do societal factors affect women’s health outcomes, including social determinants, gender dynamics and human rights? What is the impact of cervical cancers on the health of women of reproductive age around the world? What interventions work, and how do national and international policies impact outcomes? How do the Sustainable Development Goals relate to maternal and reproductive health issues?'
These questions and many more will be discussed during the summer school with an international and interdisciplinary group of participants and faculty.
Master’s level students (Medical/global health/public health/biomedicaL sciences/midwifery)
- Discuss key challenges in reproductive and maternal health globally.
- Provide a comprehensive overview of strategies to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes.
- Discuss the role of the Sustainable Development Goals, social determinants, gender dynamics, human rights and policy to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes.
- Collaborate effectively within international group of participants and faculty.
Housing through Utrecht Summer School
Course fee for medical and midwifery students and participants from low- and middle-income countries*: 500 euro (excluding housing).
*As defined by the World Bank. Please note: participants who join through the KA107 grant, pay the full fee.
A reduction of the course fee to 500 euros (excluding housing) applies for:
- Medical students
- Midwifery students
- Participants from low- and middle-income countries: 500 euro
When combining this course with another Global Health summer course (Challenges of Global Health or Global Surgery or Child Health: a Global Perspective), you will receive a discount of €100 on each course.
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