Global Health (GH) issues are becoming a common feature of Medical and Public Health Schools worldwide. In Italy the Network for Education on Global Health (RIISG) was created with the purpose of spreading the concept of GH. The aim of the study was to assess the availability of educational opportunities in Italian Health Faculties from 2007 to 2010. A survey was carried out using a questionnaire administered to Professors. A frequency distribution of GH elective courses, grouped by three Italian geographical areas (North, Centre, South and Islands), for each academic year was assessed. The features of the courses - consistent with the pattern of course, suggested by RIISG - were analysed through a score.
From 2007 onwards, in chronological order, the surveyed faculties were 40, 36, 36 and the main coverage of survey was 92%.The courses listed were 26, 22 and 40 respectively for each academic year considered. The average of the courses number highlighted an increasing trend: national mean rose from 0.65 (SD±1.53) in 2007 to 1.11 (SD±1.18) in 2010. Regarding the evaluation of consistency a national improvement was shown.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] The teaching of Global Health in the Faculties of Medicine and Surgery in Italy: the educational offer in the three-year period 2007-2010|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||ANNALI DI IGIENE MEDICINA PREVENTIVA E DI COMUNITÀ|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
- Education Monitoring
- Formazione Medica
- Global health
- International Health
- Mappatura offerta formativa
- Medical Education
- Salute Globale
- Salute Internazionale