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MOOC: Occupational Health in Developing Countries

Occupational Health in developing countries is a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) provided by the website Future Learn. Through this website you can sign in for this present course. Following the course enables you to increase knowledge about topics like occupational health and diseases, risk factors for illness and injuries at workplaces, workplace hazards and health effects and risk assessment at the workplace.

This course lasts six weeks. Weekly studieload is about four hours. In the free version of the course you have eight weeks long access to any articles, video material, quizzes and peer reviews.

Everyone can join the course, although some knowledge of medicine, health sciences, dentistry of natural sciences will help. Used language is English.



Original Authors:

Moen BE, Tjalvin G, Bråtveit M, Møllerløkken OJ.

Original affiliation, ownership:

University of Bergen, Norway; Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia; MUHAS, Tanzania

Year of publication:

Charge for use or free:

Free of charge


Target group(s):

Workers or managers; or in vocational training, graduate students, non-OSH-expert professionals, OSH experts; or in training

Usefulness for non-OSH-expert professionals:

Has to be studied

Time demand to complete the lesson or course:

6 weeks, 4 hours a week


Intellectual property and copyright:

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