WHO Collaborating Centre Doctoral Training Course:
Climate Change, Weather and Human Health
October 30th - November 1st 2018
Course organizer: WHO Collaborating Centre in Global Change, Environment and Public Health, Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research (CERH), University of Oulu.
Location: University of Oulu Medical Faculty and Kontinkangas Campus, Oulu, Finland.
Schedule: October 30th - November 1st, 2018 (three days)
Study credits: 3 ECTS
Course objectives: The objectives of the course are to understand climate change and how it is related to health nationally and globally, at present and in the future.
Firstly, the purpose is to increase knowledge on how key primary effects of climate change, such as temperature and climate extremes influence human health. Following, the course will provide information of secondary health effects, such as changes in the occurrence of allergens and infectious diseases. Finally, the course presents mitigation measures and public health responses for reducing and preventing adverse health effects.
Who should attend? The course is suitable for doctoral students representing various disciplines and interested in climate change related effects. Especially students of medicine, health sciences, health care, public health, economy, social, natural and environmental sciences may find the course interesting.
Course schedule: 30.10.-1.11.2018
Online registration: Deadline 30 September 2018
Pre-course online exam: 1st-15th of October 2018
More information: Course website
Last updated: 19.9.2018