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Pillars of Global Health

Building Competencies for Global Health Engagement

Pillars of Global Health is a series of online modules for students and academic institutions. The full set of self-paced, fully asynchronous modules takes an average of 8-10 hours to complete. Upon successful completion of the modules and comprehensive quiz, students will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion. As a virtual and self-paced offering, there is no faculty member or attending physician teaching or serving as preceptor for this course. You can learn more about the course here: https://www.cfhi.org/pillars-of-global-health/

*Note: If you are enrolled in a CFHI Virtual or In-Person program, this course is included in your program fee. Please do not purchase this course if you are enrolled in a CFHI program.

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  • Introduction
  • Global Health: Definitions and Discourses
  • Planetary & One Health
  • Cross-Cultural Effectiveness & Adaptability
  • Global Health Ethics
  • Diversity, Equity & Health Disparities
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Global Burden of Disease
  • Health Systems
  • Pillars Course Evaluation
  • Final Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 60 months