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380.667.01 Women's Health Policy

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
4th term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  9:00 - 11:50am
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:



Provides an overview of selected, timely policy issues related to women’s health in both developed and developing countries. Covers the history of selected policy concerns, frameworks for viewing these concerns, and policy concerns related to selected women’s health issues such as family planning, welfare reform, employment and workplace conditions, and disabilities. Topics may change yearly depending on the primacy of the topic or issue.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. The history of women's health movements in the United States and definitions for women's health in current use
  2. Selected frameworks and their application for viewing women's health policies in developed and developing countries
  3. Policy concerns related to work and employment and family planning and abortion for women in developing and developed countries
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluations based on class participation and a paper.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required