Occupational Health in Developing Countries Course - University of Bergen FutureLearn
Get a global perspective on occupational health and safety and learn how it reduces workplace injury on this CPD-certified course.
Learn how to work on the issue of occupational health in a low-income setting
Occupational health is a neglected part of public health in many developing countries where industrial activity is increasing.
In this course, you’ll broaden your knowledge of occupational health and learn how to prevent diseases and injuries caused by working conditions in developing countries.
You’ll explore the tasks and structure of occupational health services, workplace risk factors, major occupational diseases and the steps of a risk assessment.
You’ll learn about the role of different actors in occupational health, including employers, employees, health services, and the Labor Inspection.
When would you like to start?
- 25 October 2021
Who will you learn with?
Bente Elisabeth Moen
Professor in Occupational Medicine and International Health. Main interest: Occupational Health in developing countries; most chemical hazards, dust and respiratory health as well as shift work.
Physician/specialist in occupational medicine at the university hospital and PhD candidate at Occupational and environmental medicine. Interests include health effects due to adverse work conditions.
Professor, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen. My main work is on exposure assessment of chemical and physical hazards, including several industries in developing countries.
Ole Jacob Møllerløkken
Associate professor and group leader at the Research Group for Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Bergen. Physician in occupational medicine at the university hospital.
Who developed the course?
University of Bergen
The University of Bergen (UiB) offers first-class education and cutting-edge research at our location in the city centre of Bergen, Norway.
Addis Ababa University
Addis Ababa University (AAU), which was established in 1950 as the University College of Addis Ababa (UCAA), is the oldest and the largest higher learning and research institution in Ethiopia.
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
MUHAS in Tanzania has a range of programmes in biomedical, clinical and allied health sciences. These programmes are taught in the five Schools and one academic Institute of the University.
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