Summerschool – Global Health and Local Knowledge: Learning from Case Studies

The Institute of Public Health, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Centre Virchow-Villermé and Chiba University from Japan jointly organize a summerschool about global health interventions in local contexts. Lecturer from Japan, France, United States, Netherlands and Germany aim to explicate social and cultural factors that need to be evaluated and considered when thinking about global health interventions in local contexts. This summerschool particularly enables students to understand culture as tacit knowledge that underlies all behaviours, including those of global health players and health professionals. The course will guide students to critically reflect the assumptions and tools used in public and global health and to understand the possible implications of the paradigms underlying global health.


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