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Advocates in Global Health Certificate

Become an advocate in global health

The Advocates in Global Health Certificate is the perfect program to link all of your global health experiences. The first of its kind, this program will help you develop a holistic understanding of the issues related to global health through mentorship, education, skills development and public engagement.

You'll learn about the health implications of globalization, determinants of health and ethics of global health initiatives, as well as participate in skill building workshops - all focused on developing your global health competencies.

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This certificate has three overarching objectives: 

  1. To provide students with an educational framework to develop a robust understanding of global health. Students will become familiar with the major forces affecting the health of populations transnationally and understand the complexity of global health issues in diverse contexts.
  2. To foster skill development in advocacy, a stated competency across the health professions.
  3. To increase interprofessional learning opportunities in global health at Dalhousie University.

For more information on the program, please review the Advocates in Global Health Handbook [PDF 1 MB].

The certificate's open to Dalhousie students in the Faculties of Medicine and Health. If you’re in another academic program, contact us to discuss.