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The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")

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Research Master in Health Sciences specializing in Public Health

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Just graduated with a Bachelor Degree in clinical, public health or biomedical sciences and want to start making substantial contributions to future developments in medicine as a researcher? Then this Research Master is for you! [+]

Top Master Degrees in Public Health in Netherlands. Explore the potential of medical research. In upcoming years, important discoveries will be made in the health sciences. Take part in unearthing these discoveries. Get the methodological, theoretical, and statistical foundation you need to design and carry out your own practical research - and publish your results. Work in the stimulating environment of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES). Attend lectures by prominent scientists. Choose your own specialization, and do cutting-edge research with the support of a personal tutor. Learn state-of-the-art research methods, and how to study the literature on an issue, analyze data, and publish in high-impact journals. NIHES, at the Erasmus Medical Center, is a top ranked institution with a strong international dimension. Let us be your springboard to a career in international research, public health, health policy, health economics, clinical medicine, or pharmaceutical research. Just graduated with a Bachelor Degree in clinical, public health or biomedical sciences and want to start making substantial contributions to future developments in medicine as a researcher? Then this Research Master is for you! With a wide range of specializations and guidance from some of the greatest minds in these fields, you will be well on your way to a very successful research career. Learn about: inequalities of urban and global health, public health aspects of ageing, prevention through lifestyle changes, environmental influences on morbidity and mortality, designing effective interventions, working longer in good health, and more. This programme will help accelerate your scientific career! Itai Magodoro from Zimbabwe “The professors - who are at the cutting-edge in their respective fields - bring science to life!” For more information visit our website. [-]

Research Master in Health Sciences specializing in Epidemiology

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Just graduated with a Bachelor Degree in clinical, public health or biomedical sciences and want to start making substantial contributions to future developments in medicine as a researcher? Then this Research Master is for you! With a wide range of specialisations and guidance from some of the greatest minds in these fields, you will be well on your way to a very successful research career. [+]

Explore the potential of medical research. In upcoming years, important discoveries will be made in the health sciences. Take part in unearthing these discoveries. Get the methodological, theoretical, and statistical foundation you need to design and carry out your own practical research - and publish your results. Work in the stimulating environment of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES). Attend lectures by prominent scientists. Choose your own specialization, and do cutting-edge research with the support of a personal tutor. Learn state-of-the-art research methods, and how to study the literature on an issue, analyze data, and publish in high-impact journals. NIHES, at the Erasmus Medical Center, is a top ranked institution with a strong international dimension. Let us be your springboard to a career in international research, public health, health policy, health economics, clinical medicine, or pharmaceutical research. Just graduated with a Bachelor Degree in clinical, public health or biomedical sciences and want to start making substantial contributions to future developments in medicine as a researcher? Then this Research Master is for you! With a wide range of specialisations and guidance from some of the greatest minds in these fields, you will be well on your way to a very successful research career. Learn about: life course epidemiology, causal inference in observational studies, biological risk factors of major diseases, effectiveness of treatment regimes, development of frailty among the elderly, and more. This programme will help accelerate your scientific career! Ardashel Latsuzbaia from Georgia “NIHES opened important doors for me in the world of epidemiology.” For more information visit our website. [-]

Master of Public Health - International Course in Health Development

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) is an annual twelve-month Master of Public Health program organized by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Specialisasions in: Health Systems Policy and Management, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments. [+]

Top Master Degrees in Public Health in Netherlands. Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) MPH Track in Health Systems Policy and Management MPH Track in Sexual and Reproductive Health MPH Track in Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments The International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) is an annual twelve-month Master of Public Health program organized by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Health systems in developing countries face a wide range of challenges: inequalities in health and health care; the overwhelming problems posed by the HIV pandemic; health sector reforms; a call for equity and poverty reduction; epidemiological and demographic transitions with their double burden of disease; new partnerships with donors and other institutions through sector-wide approaches and Global Funds; the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals; and a focus on quality of services and evidence-based public health. Providing an effective response to these issues requires well-trained professionals able to solve complex public health problems systematically and using a multisectoral approach. Course Objectives The MPH/ICHD is designed to develop the capacity of senior health managers to use an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to address health problems in their country. At the end of the program, you will be able to: Critically analyse the health status of a population and identify health needs. Appraise the role of health systems in terms of fundamental goals, functions, actors and performance. Identify priorities and influence effective policy-making and strategic planning concerning interventions aiming at improving public health, taking into account scientific evidence and good practice. Implement and monitor health interventions by managing human, financial and logistic resources. Work professionally across different sectors, disciplines and institutional levels, with public and private actors, and through advocacy, communication and networking. Identify research needs, commission research, and critically analyse and use research results. Incorporate a pro-poor and equity approach in all actions. Continuously examine and critically reflect on own practice and values and adjust them accordingly. Your profile If you are a health professional working, or preparing to work, in a managerial capacity in health services or programs at national, regional or decentralized district level, then the MPH/ICHD is ideal for you. You have the option choosing between four tracks, designed for different professional domains: MPH Track in Health Systems Policy and Management: if you aspire to work at the interface of policy and management, within different health systems contexts. MPH Track in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: if you wish to work in SRHR focus domains which may include HIV and AIDS. MPH Track in Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments: if you want to work in or with countries in crisis, working as health personnel in government institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and humanitarian organizations. Admission criteria Academic training at least to the level of a bachelor’s degree, either in medicine or in another field related to health care, such as health sciences, economics, social science or nursing. A minimum of three years of relevant working experience, including managerial responsibilities in health services in a low or middle income country. Proven proficiency in spoken and written English Computer literacy is expected Accreditation The Master in Public Health is given in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and is accredited the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO www.nvao.com). Scholarships There are scholarships available for this master programme from the Netherlands Fellowship Programme. Application deadline is in February/March for the next academic year. Applicants should apply for their masterprogramme of choice to KIT/Royal Tropical Institute first. “I feel so honoured to be among those making some difference in the public health landscape of my country, Nigeria. There is no doubt that my KIT experience and MPH marked a milestone in my professional development and my life post-MPH.” Eno Usoroh, Nigeria [-]

Master of International Health (MIH)

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

The Masters in International Health (MIH) aims to develop the capacity of health professionals planning to work at the interface of international organizations and national health systems. [+]

The Masters in International Health (MIH) aims to develop the capacity of health professionals planning to work at the interface of international organizations and national health systems. Because you can design your own program, the MIH prepares you optimally for your desired field of work – whether that be child health, HIV and AIDS, maternal health, disaster settings, research, health policy, human resources or another area. The program can be completed within 1 to 5 years, depending on your availability. The MIH is organized by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) Course Objectives The MIH provides health professionals with the knowledge and skills required to deal with current challenges effectively. The MIH aims to enable you to understand and analyse international health issues, conduct applied research, and develop adequate and appropriate responses in a global context. After the program you will be able to: Identify and critically analyse key factors and forces, including international changes, shaping the health of populations in low and middle income countries. Identify and appraise the challenges, threats and opportunities to health care delivery arising from globalization. Formulate effective and appropriate responses to complex international practice and policy issues. Communicate effectively across disciplines, sectors and national boundaries and with professionals and clients at all different levels of the health system and related institutions. Identify research needs, commission research and critically analyze and use research results. Work professionally, critically reflect and continuously seek to enhance personal and organizational learning Your profile If you are a health professional (for example medical doctor, nurse, midwife) and you aspire to develop or-/ boost your career in international health, then the MIH is ideally designed for you. Program structure The program is taken in the following order: Core course (NTC), (20 ECTS) Advanced modules (20 ECTS) Study visit WHO Thesis (20 ECTS) Admission criteria Academic training at least to the level of a bachelor’s degree, either in medicine or a paramedical science Two years of relevant work experience Proven proficiency in spoken and written English Computer literacy is expected Accreditation The Master in International Health is given in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and is accredited the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO www.nvao.com). In addition it is accredited by tropEd, an international network of institutions for higher education in international health. "The lecturers and classmates from different backgrounds and different countries, enriched the MIH courses with knowledge and personal experiences which made a delightful learning process. Together, we learned about current global health issues, the best evidence based strategies and we contributed to develop each other's skills. Back in my country, Mexico, with the new skills and knowledge, I could improve the ARVs supply chain system nationwide as an essential part of delivering high quality health care to people with HIV/AIDS." Alejandra Gonzalez Ruiz, Mexico, MD, MIH [-]