Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action is a course offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom. The course can be beneficial for a wide range of individuals. Undergraduates interested in health care careers and medical students and post graduates can benefit from the material as well as other professionals who deal with the health of women, children and adolescents.
Taught through a series of English lecture videos, Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action is offered fully online. The class lasts for 6 weeks and is divided into modules that include videos, supplemental readings and assignments. Students should expect to spend about 4 hours of study time per week on the course. The class is offered for free with access to course materials provided for 8 weeks. For a $64 fee, students can obtain lifetime access to the course material and a certificate of achievement upon successful completion of the class.
Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action explores the current health status of children, adolescents and women worldwide. Attention is paid to reproductive health throughout a woman’s life span as well as rates of stillbirth and child mortality around the world. By the end of the course, students will have a clear understanding of what causes poor health outcomes for women, children and teens and what can be done to address these concerns to promote healthier communities.