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Unique August-September Summer Series Masterclasses Global Health Erasmus MC



In August-September 2016, Erasmus MC is hosting a unique series of four Masterclasses by renowned experts in global health from around the world. Global health is one of the target domains of Erasmus MC, which this year is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its School of Medicine, putting global health ambitions center stage: ‘Bridging Ambitions, Building Excellence’.


  1. Friday August 19, 1-4 pm
    Erasmus MC, Lecture Hall 3
    Masterclass on ‘Working in Global Health: WHO Essential Medicines program’, by Professor Hans Hogerzeil.

Hans Hogerzeil currently is Professor of Global Health at Groningen University (Netherlands). After working as a mission doctor, he joined the WHO Action Programme of Essential Drugs in 1985 and was the Director for Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies from 2008 to 2011.


  1. Wednesday August 24, 9am-1pm
    Erasmus MC, Querido Hall
    Masterclass on ‘Global Health Local: Global Health in Rotterdam’, by Professor Lex Burdorf, Professor Semiha Denktas and Elly van Kooten.

Elly van Kooten is DIrector Public Health Rotterdam. Lex Burdorf is Professor in Determinants of Public Health at Erasmus MC. Semiha Denktas studies environmental, personal, and behavioural characteristics to explain why and how behaviours change, with a focus on vulnerable groups in society.

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