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330.651.01 SEMINAR ON PROGRAM PLANNING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ON DRUG ABUSE AND OTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS I

Cancelled

Department:
Mental Health
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Pierre Alexandre
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Reviews the scientific, social and political issues involved in resource allocation for programs to prevent and control drug abuse and other emergent public health problems in developing countries. Examines examples of major prevention program types, such as mass media awareness programs, school-based programs, community outreach networking programs, and public treatment programs. Students make presentations on the social and political factors influencing policy and resource allocation to reducing a selected drug, health or abuse problem in their own country.

Methods of Assessment:

Oral presentation and class participation

Enrollment Restriction:

Must be a Humphrey Fellows in drug abuse or have consent of instructor.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Students not in Humphrey Fellows program.

For consent, contact:

pialexan@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

Course is held in departmental space.