The factors that have the most significant influence on health are known as determinants of health.While health care services make a contribution to health status, most of the key determinants of health lie outside the direct influence of health care, such as gender, education, culture, employment and environment.Visit the Nuffic website for the latest information on visa requirements.NTC and MIH participants from other countries will need an ‘Authorization for Temporary Stay’ to enter and stay in the Netherlands for longer than three months. Participants admitted to the course will receive detailed information as well as a list of documents KIT requires to secure their visa.The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or societies.Participants may be preparing to work in a district hospital at the first level of referral, or intend to participate in health care projects with non-governmental organisations (NGOs).The arrangement of financial support to cover all study costs is the responsibility of the applicant.
Participants have intensive contact with highly qualified staff who are active in the field.
Unfortunately there are no OKP scholarships available for the Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (the NTC is the core course of the MIH/Master in International Health).
Visit nl/fellowships for possibilities for financial support.
In this module, particular attention is given to the three main killer diseases: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Sexual and reproductive health, and health care for children are also discussed.