Lectures / Exercises
This course elaborates upon relevant aspects in the conception, implementation and distribution of health devices and systems that effectively meet peoples and societies' needs in a local context. Four key elements of appropriateness (usage, cost, durability and performance) that are integral to the engineering design process are extensively discussed. Applications of point-of-care and mobile health devices to various user groups, such as the elderly or low income communities, are analysed.
The main learning objectives are to
The lectures are divided in two parts:
The course will be interactive and involve roleplay.
Please do not sign up for this course if you are not ready to leave your comfort zone in class.
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