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University of Groningen - Summer School - Health Systems and Prevention


Faculty of Economics and Business


Summer School - Health Systems and Prevention

Data-Driven Policy in Public Health


Date: 19-30 August 2019
In this summer school researchers in public health from all over the world will enhance their expertise on comparative health system analysis. In particular, we deal with the organisational challenges provided by the stronger shift toward prevention in combating chronic diseases and view alternative options for reducing health inequalities. All modes of comparative analysis will be data-driven. The programme will be adjusted to your level in statistics, so students from all statistical backgrounds are welcome!

The summer school is taught by experts of the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health based in Groningen, and combines lectures with active learning modules that bring the learned theory into practice. To this end, we encourage students to present their own work during peer-topeer review sessions and we provide hands-on research sessions.

Structure of program:

The summer school is taught by experts from the Aletta Jacobs School in Public Health based in Groningen and the department of Public Health & Center for Healthy Aging of the University of Copenhagen, and combines lectures with active learning modules that bring the learned theory into practice. To this end, we encourage students to present their own work during peer-to-peer review sessions and we provide hands-on research sessions. To understand the differences between three Northern European health systems a day excursion to the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany is included.

Entry requirements:

Target group: Graduate students, postgraduate students (PhDs, post-docs) and researchers in the public health domain; all disciplines are welcome!

Length and timing of program:

Two weeks

 

Online or residential/on-site program:

On-site program in Groningen, the Netherlands

 

URL for more details of program:

https://www.rug.nl/education/summer-winter-schools/summer_schools_2019/health-systems/

 

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