Clinical Global Health Catalogue

Clinical global health is a field of study that focuses on improving the health of populations around the world through the delivery of clinical care and the implementation of public health interventions.

Programme Description

This is a 3 months (12 weeks) online diploma programme designed for doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals who desire to acquire the knowledge and skills that are necessary for effective medical or health practice in the resource-limited settings of the world.

Programme Objectives

  1. To educate learners on the basic principles and practice of clinical global health
  2. To produce graduates who would improve access to health care in resource-limited settings
  3. To equip learners for future professional development, self-actualization, and practice management in resource-limited settings
  4. To educate learners on the ability to cooperate with individuals, teams or groups and specialists in resource-limited settings and appropriate referral

Teaching Target

The teaching target of the Diploma in Clinical Global Health (DCGH) programme is to help learners to grasp the basic knowledge and skills needed to master effective medical or health practice in the resource-limited settings of the world.

Courses

CODE CREDITS TITLE
PD5-011

3

Fundamentals of Clinical Global Health
PC2-012

3

Health Systems, Law & Policy
PD5-012

3

Essential Clinical and Laboratory Skills
PD5-013

6

Basics of Infectious Diseases
PD5-014

3

Basics of Non-Communicable Diseases
PD5-015

3

Introduction to Newborn and Child Health
PD5-016

3

Adolescent, Reproductive, and Maternal Health
PC2-014

3

Environmental & Occupational Health
PD5-017

4

Health Programme Development & Evaluation
PC2-015

4

Health Promotion and Communication
PD5-018

6

Specialised Care & Humanitarian Assistance
PD5-019

6

DCGH Capstone (Practicum/Field Work)
Other components of the DCGH curriculum
RL00

0

GRIT
RL01

0

Developing your personal career strategy
WBN01

0

We are the Future
WBN02

0

Advocacy in Health Care
WBN03

0

WASH
WBN04

0

Designing and Developing Healthcare Facilities & Programmes
WBN06

0

Diarrhoea Transmission and Control
WBN07

0

Stress and our Health and Illness States
WBN08

0

Behavioural Dimensions in the Concept of Health
WBN09

0

Nutritional Factors in Health and Illness States
WBN10

0

Public Health Informatics
WBN11

0

Communication in Health Education Programmes
WBN12

0

Anxiety Disorders
WBN16

0

Working in Resource-Limited Settings

Programme Plans

There are three (3) plans in this programme – Regular Plan, Career Boost Plan, and Business Plan. The details of each plan are given below. You should choose the plan that you intend to run during your application. Notice that the enrolment fee differs with each plan (https://orapuh.org/fees).

Projected Prospects after Taking this Programme

After taking this course, a learner should be able to

  1. Manifest increased knowledge and skills in the subject area
  2. Land a new job or promotion, or enhance their CV
  3. Possess sharpened skills
  4. Attract a salary raise
  5. Start a dental business/organization or improve the revenue generation, organization, and operations of an existing facility
  6. Enhance the operations of their own business/organization or their present work place
  7. Use their knowledge and skills to manage any health facility or project
  8. Help society better or give back to society

Available Cohorts 

Plan to join a cohort that is most suitable for your time and budget.

1. Session 2023/1: January 10 – April 1, 2023

2. Session 2023/2: April 3 – June 24, 2023

3. Session 2023/3: June 26 – September 16, 2023

4. Session 2023/4: September 18 – December 9, 2023

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