Early life conditions, health development, and child public health (7.5 ECTS)
The doctoral course "Early life conditions, health development, and child public health" (PH006F1) is aimed at PhD students from all disciplinary backgrounds seeking to deepen their knowledge about aspects of infant, child, and adolescent health from a public health perspective and in a national, European, and global context.
Spring 2023, period C (March, 23rd - May, 1st)
PH006F1 Kursplan (på svenska, juridiskt dokument)
The course will cover aspects of infant, child, and adolescent health from a public health perspective and in a national, European, and global context. Processes of transition into adulthood, with focus on reproduction are covered.
Other aspects will include concepts and methods in child public health and health promotion, social pediatrics, as well as vulnerable children and their needs.
Current issues in child public health are reviewed and discussed, as are children’s rights and social determinants of child health and development
The student will become familiar with epidemiological methods and life course theories and be able to relate these to research and policies that support early child health and development and mitigate social inequalities in health.
The schedule will be announced at least one month before the course starts.
Please note that the course literature can be changed up until to two months before the start of the course.
The literature list for Spring term 2021: PH006F1 Course literature, valid from 2021 (94 Kb)
This course is offered in collaboration with the Master's programme in Public Health Sciences: Societal and individual perspectives. The teaching occasions is to be attended jointly with the master students.
All registered students will get access to more detailed information at the course site in Athena.
If you are interested in taking the course, please send an email to our study administrator, email@example.com
If you have any questions about the course, please contact
Director of studies firstname.lastname@example.org
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Last updated: October 19, 2022
Source: Department of Public Health Sciences