International undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students
The first week serves as an introduction to the various fields of planetary health, health economics, and public health respectively in this interdisciplinary course. The second week focuses on current questions and research approaches. Furthermore, there will be a public lecture on the topic of "Pandemics and Public Health".
In the first week, the course prepares students by increasing their knowledge in:
- the economics of health and healthcare
- economic evaluation of health interventions
- planetary health and the relationship between human health and the health of the natural environment
- associations between health behaviour, nutrition, and planetary health
- sustainable economic models to protect planetary health
In the second week, the course should increase students' skills and their ability to:
- use and interpret economic concepts for health policy and public health
- interpret economic evaluations of health interventions
- identify the interdependencies between human health and the natural environment
- identify the associations between human health behaviour and the natural environment
- interpret the likely impacts of alternative economic models and policies on human and planetary health
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