Diploma in 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.

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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.

Specialisations

1. Clinical Global Health (DCGH)

2. Hunanitarian Health and Medicine (DCGH-HHM)

3. Global Health Ethics (DCGH-GHE)

Courses

Clinical Global Health (DCGH)

CODE USCH TITLE
PD5-611 3 Foundations of Clinical Global Health
PC2-012 3 Health Systems, Law, & Policy
PC2-014 3 Environmental & Occupational Health
PD5-612 1 Health Programme Development & Evaluation
PC2-015 3 Health Promotion, Communication, and Artificial Intelligence
PC2-013 3 Epidemiology and Disease Control
PD5-613 8 Clinical Global Health Challenges and Interventions
PD5-614 6 DCGH Capstone (Practicum/Field Work, Publication, and Seminar)
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
WBN05 0 Environmental Impact Assessment
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

Total credits: 30 USCH (60 ECTS). Note:  USCH = United States Credit Hours and ECTS = European Credit Transfer System.

Humanitarian Health & Medicine (DCGH-HHM)

CODE USCH TITLE
PD5-611 3 Foundations of Clinical Global Health
PC2-012 3 Health Systems, Law, & Policy
PC2-014 3 Environmental & Occupational Health
PD5-612 1 Health Programme Development & Evaluation
PC2-015 3 Health Promotion, Communication, and Artificial Intelligence
PC2-013 3 Epidemiology and Disease Control
PD5-615 4 Global Health Challenges in Humanitarian Settings  
PD5-616 4 Emergency Medicine in Humanitarian Contexts
PD5-617 6 DCGH-HHM Capstone (Practicum/Field Work, Publication, and Seminar)
Other components of the DCGH-HHM 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
WBN05 0 Environmental Impact Assessment
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

Total credits: 30 USCH (60 ECTS). Note:  USCH = United States Credit Hours and ECTS = European Credit Transfer System.

Global Health Ethics (DCGH-GHE)

CODE USCH TITLE
PD5-611 3 Foundations of Clinical Global Health
PC2-012 3 Health Systems, Law, & Policy
PC2-014 3 Environmental & Occupational Health
PD5-612 1 Health Programme Development & Evaluation
PC2-015 3 Health Promotion, Communication, and Artificial Intelligence
PC2-013 3 Epidemiology and Disease Control
PD5-618 3 Health Inequalities and Social Determinants
PD5-619 5 Ethics in Global Health Practice 
PD5-620 6 DCGH-GHE Capstone (Practicum/Field Work, Publication, and Seminar)
Other components of the DCGH-GHE 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
WBN05 0 Environmental Impact Assessment
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

Total credits: 30 USCH (60 ECTS). Note:  USCH = United States Credit Hours and ECTS = European Credit Transfer System.

How we teach these courses and modules

This programe is taught and assessed entirely (100%) online/ODL.

We utilise the Flipped Classroom Model of Instruction, using the best available, cost-effective media (WhatsApp, Telegram, & YouTube).

  1. We assign pre-recorded lecture audios and videos and other resources as homework to be watched or engaged before class.
  2. Students make their own notes or jot down major points and may also consult materials outside of school resources for better understanding of lessons and to enrich their notes/jottings.
  3. We spend classroom time on valuable activities like review of lecture and/or other resources, discussions, Q & A, real-life applications, and projects.
  4. For each course, live interactive sessions hold as scheduled in the Programme’s Roadmap. Each session runs for about 45 minutes to 1 hour
  5. There are regular (weekly) academic webinars that support learning and career/business development.
  6. The capstone (practicum/field work) summarises the overall achievement in the programme.
  7. Faculty-Student Forum (WhatsApp and Telegram) goes from 10 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday

Enrolment Fee

  1. The Gambia: D18,060 (GMD)
  2. Nigeria: N300,625 (NGN)
  3. Other countries: $300 (USD)

EF Payment Plans

  • Plan 1: pay all EF before resumption
  • Plan 2: pay 50% of EF before resumption and pay the rest 50% one month after the first payment. This plan also attracts an extra charge
  1. The Gambia: D62 (GMD)
  2. Nigeria: N1,000 (NGN)
  3. Other countries: $1 (USD)
  • Plan 3: Pay 1/3rd of EF before resumption, pay another 1/3rd one month after resumption, and pay the last 1/3rd two months after resumption. This plan also attracts an extra charge
  1. The Gambia: D124 (GMD)
  2. Nigeria: N2,000 (NGN)
  3. Other countries: $2 (USD)

*Each admitted student should endeavour to inform the Finance Unit (+220-288-6490 – WhatsApp; [email protected]) about  their chosen EF Payment plan.

**Failure of a student to keep to the specific requirements of their chosen EF payment plan results in the termination of all learning activities for the defaulting student.


Requirements for this programme

1. Interest in clinical global health

2. Possession of a relevant degree or its equivalent recognised by the school’s Oversight and Academic Board (OAB)

3. Ability to communicate effectively in the English Language

4. Payment of the Admission Processing Fee

  • The Gambia: D600 (GMD)
  • Nigeria: N7,150 (NGN)
  • Other countries: $10 (USD)

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Prospects after Taking this Programme

After taking this course, a learner should be able to

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

Available Cohorts 

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

1. Session 2024/2: April 1 – June 22, 2024

2. Session 2024/3: June 24 – September 14, 2024

3. Session 2024/4: September 16 –  December 7, 2024

4. Session 2025/1: January 6 – March 29, 2025


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