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223.680.81 GLOBAL DISEASE CONTROL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES

Department:
International Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Christian Coles
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Presents the history, development, organization, technical content and basis, social and political context, evaluation, and funding of current, major, global initiatives for disease control. Emphasis is on programs focused on health problems of the developing world and includes, initiatives for vaccines and immunization, the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness, safe motherhood and reproductive health, neonatal health, malaria, onchocerciasis, STDs, tobacco control, nutritional interventions and injury control. The course also examines the process of policy formulation and resource allocation to international health and disease control

Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on a paper and a final examination.
Instructor Consent:
No consent required
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning and 340.601