220.608.94 INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL HEALTH
Introduces students to an international perspective of health, disease, injury, and health systems. Develops requisite knowledge and understanding of globalization and health, global disease burden and international health scenario. Using case studies, students perform a comparative analysis of disease burden in various countries, health systems and policies, in developed and developing countries, health sector reforms and country experiences.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
describe the global burden of disease and injury
compare health scenarios in developed and developing countries
chart the progress of MDGs; health inequities; comparative analysis of health systems and its components in selected countries; and significant health sector reforms