Solutions for complex societal problems are increasingly sought through the application of scientific principles. At the same time, developments in the sciences impact society, some of which may lead to societal questions and concerns. An example is the new genomics technologies for disease diagnosis. On the one hand, it may improve care and prevention, while on the other hand, it raises ethical concerns related to violation of privacy, stigma and discrimination. Addressing such complex problems is complicated in itself. It calls for the integration of knowledge from several scientific disciplines and cooperation between a wide variety of actors in society – ranging from government, industry and societal organizations to patients and consumers.
|Faculteit||Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen|
|Management of Innovative Technologies in Community Based Health Care||P2||6EC||AM_1181|
|Science in Dialogue||P2||6EC||AM_1002|
on public health from a global perspective. This orientation prepares
students for a career at a university, ministry, non-governmental or
|Containment Strategies of Infectious Diseases in Global Context||P1||6EC||AM_470127|
|Disability and Development||P2||6EC||AM_470588|
|Health, Globalisation and Human Rights||P2||6EC||AM_470818|
Entrepreneurship prepares students for a career in a pharmaceutical
company, e.g. as a Clinical Research Assistant and advisor, or to
establish one's own business.
|Business Management in Health and Life Sciences||P2||6EC||AM_470584|
field of policy. Career opportunities are policy preparation at
government and different public health organisations or as a scientific
researcher at the university.
|Policy, Politics and Participation||P2||6EC||AM_470589|