Health Literacy Catalogue

This programme is a 1 month (4 weeks) online professional proficiency programme designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed health decisions. 

Over four weeks, participants will explore various aspects of health literacy, including understanding medical information, navigating the healthcare system, and making lifestyle choices that promote well-being.

Programme Objectives

1. To educate learners about how to make informed health decisions

2. To produce graduates who would succeed in their personal and family health management

3. To equip learners for future professional development and self-actualization

4. To educate learners on the ability to cooperate with individuals, teams or groups and institutions, for their health

Teaching Target

The teaching target of the Health Literacy (HL) programme is to help learners to grasp the basic knowledge and skills needed to make informed health decisions.


PP6- 001 Introduction to Health Literacy RL00 GRIT
PP6-002 Understanding Medical Literacy
PP6-003 Preventive Health and Wellness
PP6-004 Chronic Disease Management and Health Advocacy

How we teach these courses and modules

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

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. Faculty-Student Forum (WhatsApp and Telegram) goes from 10 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday

Requirements for this programme

1. Interest in making informed health decisions

2. Ability to read and write effectively in the English Language

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Programme Fee

  1. The Gambia: D6,320 (GMD)
  2. Nigeria: N100,290 (NGN)
  3. Other countries: $100 (USD)

Prospects after Taking this Programme

After taking this programme, a learner should be able to

  1. Manifest increased health decisions making skills
  2. Land a new job or promotion, or enhance their CV
  3. Possess sharpened skills
  4. Attract a salary raise
  5. Start a health literary business or use your skills to support other people’s health
  6. Enhance their personal business or the operations of an existing business entity or their present work place
  7. Help society better or give back to society

Available Cohorts 

Before you begin your application, click here to decide on a cohort that is most suitable to your time and budget.

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