WOMENSTD 432 - Advanced Topics in Gender and Health
Section: 003 Introduction to Global Health: Issues and Challenges
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
WOMENSTD 220 or NURS 220.
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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This elective course introduces the student to global health concepts and the network of organizations working to advance health care internationally. Emphasis for this course is on the global burden of disease, determinants of health and the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to health care delivery. It will provide the student with a broad introduction to programs, systems and policies affecting global health. Students will explore facets of the global health care delivery system, health care economics and the political process and its impact on the health of individuals and populations.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be determined by: class participation, midterm exam (essay), final exam (short-answer, multiple choice) and an 8-10 page paper (topic chosen by student and professor).

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WOMENSTD 432 - Advanced Topics in Gender and Health
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002 (SEM)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
003 (LEC)
Tu 6:00PM - 8:00PM
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ISBN: 9781284050547
Global Health 101, 3rd Edition, Author: Richard Skolnik, Publisher: Jones and Bartlett 3RD
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