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​Message to the Potential Student

​Dear Potential MPH Student,

As the first school of public health in Israel, the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine has over 50 years of experience in training public health professionals from Israel and from more than 100 countries across the globe. Our MPH degree has been awarded to more than 850 graduates from low, medium and high income countries since 1970, and more than a thousand Israelis.
The International Master of Public Health (IMPH) Program offers a scientifically stimulating and culturally rewarding experience of studying in a foreign country and interacting with peers from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds in the unique setting of Jerusalem about which the late Nobel Prize Laureate the late Elie Weisel wrote "Jerusalem: The city which no one can enter it and go away unchanged".
The one-year APHEA-accredited English-language IMPH Program provides its trainees with tools for examining public health challenges and formulating relevant responses at the institutional, community and national level. We help our students develop knowledge and skills in a broad range of public health disciplines, thus preparing them to take up leadership positions in their home countries in areas such as HIV, malaria and tuberculosis prevention and control, prevention and treatment of heart disease, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases, combating malnutrition and tobacco use, and fighting stigma associated with mental illness. An equally important goal of the IMPH Program is to instill in our students a love and respect for the Land of Israel and its people.
The teachers and staff of the IMPH Program will do their utmost to make you feel at home while you undertake this demanding, yet very rewarding, curriculum of study.
Acceptance into the IMPH Program is competitive and selected applicants from lower-income countries are offered generous scholarships that cover the costs of studying in the Program. Acceptance into the IMPH Program is competitive and selected applicants from lower-income countries are offered generous scholarships that cover the costs of studying in the Program.
In the next few pages you will get a glimpse of what the IMPH experience in Jerusalem entails, academically and socially-culturally. If, when you finish reading this brochure, you feel that our IMPH Program is what you are seeking, we encourage you to complete the online application package and allow us to consider you for this unique public health training experience.In the next few pages you will get a glimpse of what the IMPH experience in Jerusalem entails, academically and socially-culturally. If, when you finish reading this brochure, you feel that our IMPH Program is what you are seeking, we encourage you to complete the online application package and allow us to consider you for this unique public health training experience.

Prof. Ronit Calderon-Margalit
Director,
International MPH Program
Prof. Yehuda Neumark
Director,
Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine
students at the ein kerem campus
near wall of old city
trip to Masada
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