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Health[e]Foundation’s courses are written by renowned experts from all over the world. Based on their experience and knowledge, we are able to provide up-to-date educational material online and offline for all our participants. We highly appreciate the effort of all our authors in taking the time to write and update the courses.

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Introduction to Basic Occupational Health Services Dr. Inge Varekamp, Dr. Frank van Dijk, Frans Vlek, Prof. Fransje van der Waals, Dr. Marielle Jambroes
Stepwise development of the OHS system
The BOHS cycle
Surveillance of the work environment and of the workers’ health
Prevention and education
Diagnosis, therapy, rehabilitation, record keeping and evaluation
Organization and financing of BOHS

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About the course The content of this course is based on the 2011 revised Breastfeeding counseling course developed by World Health Organization (WHO) CDD program and UNICEF.
Why breastfeeding is important
How breastfeeding works
Observing breastfeed
Listening and learning
Positioning a baby at breast
Building confidence and giving support
Refusal to breastfeed
Breast conditions
Expressing breastmilk
Not enough milk
Crying
Low birth weight and sick babies
Increasing breastmilk and re-lactation
Women’s nutrition, health and fertility
Women and work
Breastfeeding[e]Education videos

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Introduction

Health[e]Foundation and AFEW International.

Part of the content originates from: ‘Community Based Participatory Research: A partnership approach for public health’ an online course by Barbara A. Israel, Chris M. Coombe, Robert J. McGranaghan, Michigan Public Health Training Center.

Starting your CBPR project
Methodology
Ethics
Data analysis
Bringing about social change: translating knowledge into action
How to write a conference abstract Dr. Mirjam J. Curno, Dr. Shirin Heidari

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Client management Aids Foundation East-West (AFEW)
Methods of working with people living with or vulnerable to HIV
Organization of the Client Management Service
Building and supporting a partner network
The Client Management Cycle
AFEW standards of client management service provision
Videos

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Introduction Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann
Acute diseases Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann, Dr. Flora Haderer, Dr. Wolfgang Maurer
Legal issues Katharina Leitner, Dr. Maria Kletečka-Pulker, Prof. Dean Ajduković, Rurik Imre, Katz Zoltán, Kolozsvári László, Dr. Maria Josè Caldes, Giulia Borgioli, Laura delli Paoli, Barbara Galuf
Provider-patient interaction Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann, Werner Lagler, Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Ruth Kutalek
Mental health Corné Versluis, Carlijn van Es, Jurriaan Jacobs, Trudy Mooren, Annelieke Drogendijk, Caroline Kunz
Sexual-and reproductive health Daniela Dorneles de Andrade
Child health Dr. Saskia Wolf-Abdolvahab, Dr. Regina Rath-Wacenowsky
Chronic diseases and health promotion Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann

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About this course Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann
Acute diseases Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann, Dr. Flora Haderer, Dr. Wolfgang Maurer
Legal issues Katharina Leitner, Dr. Maria Kletečka-Pulker, Prof. Dean Ajduković, Rurik Imre, Katz Zoltán, Kolozsvári László, Dr. Maria Josè Caldes, Giulia Borgioli, Laura delli Paoli, Barbara Galuf
Provider-patient interaction Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann, Werner Lagler, Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Ruth Kutalek
Mental health Corné Versluis, Carlijn van Es, Jurriaan Jacobs, Trudy Mooren, Annelieke Drogendijk, Caroline Kunz
Sexual-and reproductive health Daniela Dorneles de Andrade
Child health Dr. Saskia Wolf-Abdolvahab, Dr. Regina Rath-Wacenowsky
Chronic diseases and health promotion Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann

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Focused Antenatal Care Dr. Balkachew Nigatu
Labor and Birth: part 1 Normal labor and delivery Dr. Hans Wolf
Labor and Birth: part 2 Abnormal labor and birth
Labor and Birth: part 3 Complications before labor
Postpartum hemorrhage
Preeclampsia - eclampsia
Maternal infection Dr. Balkachew Nigatu
Healthy newborns Dr. Daniel Langer, Dr. Niall Durrant, Dr. Mark Lee
Newborns at risk of complications
Breastfeeding WHO and Unicef
Breastfeeding, expressing or formula feeding
Family planning Fekadu, Mr. Takele
Counseling for family planning
Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV Prof. Marie-Louise Newell
Women and HIV Prof. Helen Rees, Dr. Lee Fairlie
Sexually Transmitted Infections Jaqueline Mc Auley
Cervical cancers Prof. Alexander Peters
Optional: Epidemiology of maternal health in Ethiopia Prof. Fikre Enquselassie

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Program planning & evaluation Sarah Burnett in collaboration with Health[e]Foundation
Facilitation skills and methods Health[e]Foundation
Communication and relationships
Reaching out to adolescents
Healthy body
Healthy nutrition Aafke Nijhuis, Arli Zarate Ortiz, Laura Trijsburg, Elise Talsma, Inge Brouwer, Alida Melse-Boonstra
Feeding a baby Health[e]Foundation
Breast care
Sick baby
Gender and sexual orientation
Safe sex
STI’s
Substance misuse and addiction Lynda Nakalawa
Making your work safe for children and young people Doortje Braeken

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Program planning & evaluation Sarah Burnett in collaboration with Health[e]Foundation
Facilitation skills and methods Health[e]Foundation
Communication and relationships
Reaching out to adolescents
Healthy body
Healthy nutrition Aafke Nijhuis, Arli Zarate Ortiz, Laura Trijsburg, Elise Talsma, Inge Brouwer, Alida Melse-Boonstra
Gender and sexual orientation Health[e]Foundation
Safe sex
STI’s
Prevention of HIV Dr. Myron Cohen
Women and HIV Prof. Helen Rees, Dr. Lee Fairlie
Substance misuse and addiction Lynda Nakalawa
Making your work safe for children and young people Doortje Braeken

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Introduction Health[e]Foundation
Healthcare provider-patient interaction Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann, Werner Lagler, Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Ruth Kutalek
Mental health Corné Versluis, Carlijn van Es, Jurriaan Jacobs, Trudy Mooren, Annelieke Drogendijk, Simone de la Rie, Caroline Kunz
Resilience and health of refugee children Anna de Haan, Prof. Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Paulien Oldenburg, Dr. Rosalin van Schie
Sexual and reproductive care Dr. Liselotte Raben, Prof. Maria van den Muijsenbergh

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Public health Prof. Maria Prins
Hepatitis B Dr. Clemens Richter, Dr. Heiner Wedemeyer, Dr. Marc van der Valk
Hepatitis C Dr. Clemens Richter, Dr. Heiner Wedemeyer, Dr. Marc van der Valk

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Epidemiology and clinic of HIV Dr. Scott M. Hammer, Ard van Sighem
Treatment of HIV/AIDS Dr. Ferdinand W.N.M. Wit
Introduction of HIV and psychological complaints Dr. Annemiek Schadé
Depression and HIV
HIV, psychosis and mania
Personality disorders
Alcohol and drugs
HIV, medication and interaction

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Global epidemiology of HIV Dr. Jesus Maria Garcia Calleja
Prevention of HIV Dr. Myron Cohen
Testing and counseling services Dr. Eric van Praag
Prevention of mother to child transmission Prof. Marie-Louise Newell
Principles of antiretroviral therapy Prof. Joep Lange (†), Dr. Marc van der Valk
Initiation of antiretroviral therapy Dr. Ferdinand Wit
Adherence, importance and support Prof. Dr. Gerald Friedland
Clinical monitoring of the HIV-infected patient Dr. Tanya Ellman, Prof. Dr. Scott Hammer
Pediatric HIV infection Dr. Hermione Lyall, Dr. Kim Stol
Opportunistic infections Dr. John Bartlett, Dr. Gonneke Hermanides
HIV-TB co-infection and treatment Dr. Anton Pozniak
Clinical management of TB and HIV Prof. Dr. Anthony Harries, Dr. Rony Zachariah
Palliative care and HIV/AIDS Dr. Lydia Mpanga
Women and HIV Prof. Helen Rees, Dr. Lee Fairlie
Growing old with HIV Prof Amy Justice, Dr. Lee Fairlie
Substance misuse, addiction and global AIDS Dr. Robert Douglas Bruce
Mental health and HIV/AIDS Dr. Annemiek Schade
Antiretroviral drug interactions Prof. David Burger
Antiretroviral drug toxicity Prof. Dr. Peter Reiss, Dr. Frank Post, Dr. Paddy Mallon
Antiretroviral drug resistance Prof. Mark Wainberg (†)
Laboratory diagnostics and monitoring Dr. Philippe van der Perre
Natural history and pathogenesis of HIV Prof. Hanneke Schuitemaker, Prof. Bill Paxton
HIV vaccines Dan Baruch, Dr. Boris Juelg
HIV & human rights Dr. Ralf Jurgers, Dr. Shirin Heidari
Videos  

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How to write a conference abstract

Dr. Mirjam J. Curno, Dr. Shirin Heidari

How to write a research manuscript
How to submit a research manuscript
How to navigate the editorial and peer review process

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Mental health and HIV/AIDS Dr. Annemiek Schadé
Mental health screening Dr. Francine Cournos
Depression and HIV/AIDS Dr. Glenn J. Treisman
Anxiety and HIV/AIDS Dr. Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu
Neurocognitive impairment in adults: the effects of HIV Dr. John A. Joska
Mental health issues in HIV infected adolescents Prof. Kathleen Malee / Prof. Claude A. Mellins/ Dr. Yiu Kee Warren
Substance misuse, addiction and global AIDS Prof. Douglas Bruce
Palliative care and HIV/AIDS Dr. Lydia Mpanga Sebuyira

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Pediatric and adolescent antiretroviral therapy in Africa Dr. Victor Musiime, Patricia Nahirya-Ntege, Dr. Sabrina Bakeera-Kitaka
Management of co-infections in HIV in Africa
Peer and psychosocial support in Africa
Epidemiology, virology and immunology of pediatric HIV infection PENTA Foundations Tr@inforPedHIV
Diagnosis and staging of HIV in children
Classification of ARV drugs and drug-drug interactions
Resistance pathways and antiretroviral drugs
Prevention of mother-to-child transmission
Disclosure, adolescence and sexual health

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Introduction Dr. Gayda Hassan
Mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Syrians affected by the crisis: a brief overview for MHPPs
Culturally sensitive assessments
Culturally sensitive services for mental health and psychosocial support and challenges

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Introduction Dr. Liselotte Raben

Healthcare provider-patient interaction

Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann, Werner Lagler, Dr. Elena Jirovsky, Dr. Ruth Kutalek
Infectious disease Laura Rust, Merel Linthorst, Dr. Lizzy Slok, Dr. Yvonne van Duijnhoven

Mental health

Corné Versluis, Carlijn van Es, Jurriaan Jacobs, Trudy Mooren, Annelieke Drogendijk, Simone de la Rie, Caroline Kunz
Resilience and health of refugee children Anna de Haan, Prof. Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Paulien Oldenburg, Dr. Rosalin van Schie
Sexual and reproductive care Dr. Liselotte Raben, Prof. Maria van den Muijsenbergh
Chronic diseases and health promotion Dr. Liselotte Raben, Prof. Maria van den Muijsenbergh
Local solutions and refer options Municipality Amsterdam and the Hague, GGD Amsterdam and the Hague

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Epidemiology TB (WHO) Philippe Glaziou, Prof. Christopher Dye, Prof. Martien Borgdorff
Clinical management of HIV and TB Prof. Anthony Harries, Dr. Rony Zachariah
Tuberculosis drug-drug interactions Dr. Rob Aarnoutse
MDR-TB and XDR-TB Dr. Agnes Gebhardt, Kitty van Weezenbeek
HIV-TB coinfection & treatment Dr. Anton Pozniak
Childhood Tuberculosis Dr. Jeffrey Starke, Dr. Andrea Cruz
Diagnostic Tools for Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary TB Dr. Antonino Catanzaro, Dr. Wael Elmaraachli
New drugs Prof. Melvin Spigelman
A new frontier in TB vaccines Dr. Jerald Sadoff
Normal chest radiography Maarten Van Leeuwen
The silhouette sign and mediastinum

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Global epidemiology of HIV Dr. Jesus Maria Garcia Calleja
Prevention of HIV Dr. Myron Cohen
Testing and counseling services Dr. Eric van Praag
Prevention of mother to child transmission Prof. Marie-Louise Newell
Initiation of antiretroviral therapy Dr. Ferdinand Wit
Adherence, importance and support Prof. Dr. Gerald Friedland
Clinical monitoring of the HIV-infected patient Dr. Tanya Ellman, Prof. Dr. Scott Hammer
Pediatric HIV infection Dr. Hermione Lyall, Dr. Kim Stol
Opportunistic infections Dr. John Bartlett, Dr. Gonneke Hermanides
Clinical management of TB and HIV Prof. Dr. Anthony Harries, Dr. Rony Zachariah
Palliative care and HIV/AIDS Dr. Lydia Mpanga
Women and HIV Prof. Helen Rees, Dr. Lee Fairlie
Substance misuse, addiction and global AIDS Dr. Robert Douglas Bruce
Mental health and HIV/AIDS Dr. Annemiek Schade
Antiretroviral drug toxicity Prof. Dr. Peter Reiss, Dr. Frank Post, Dr. Paddy Mallon
HIV & human rights Dr. Ralf Jurgers, Dr. Shirin Heidari
Videos