May 26, 2020  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PPAD 520/5133 - Global Health Issues and Policies (3 cr.)



Description
Examination of health issues in developing countries from a global perspective, with an emphasis on strategies to address social, economic, and managerial barriers to better health outcomes. Consideration of healthcare delivery in the broader context of development, equity, and government performance. Role of poverty, environmental degradation, and related social factors in health outcomes and development of new approaches to tackle social determinants of health. Introduction to health finance issues and approaches. Exploration of global issues affecting health such as migration, intellectual property rights, and governance failures.

When Offered
Offered in alternate years.



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