PAM 4050

PAM 4050

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Focuses primarily on domestic reproductive health policies, although limited international reproductive health policies are addressed (e.g., the one-child policy in China). Emphasis is placed on structural issues that impact reproductive health policies, reproductive health services, scientific advancements, medical approaches, insurance, health disparities, organizations that provide reproductive health, and demographic issues relating to reproductive health (e.g., teenage pregnancy, infant mortality).

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PAM 2030, plus one of the following: PAM 3500, PAM 3050, PAM 3360. Recommended prerequisite: PAM 2300.

  • Understand how the political system of a country influences reproductive health policy, and become familiar with ways to effect change in these policies.
  • Explore the demographic issues related to reproductive health policies.
  • Understand the role culture and ethnicity play in reproductive decisions.
  • Understand the reproductive needs of women and men and why special services are often necessary to provide effective reproductive health care for specific populations.
  • Become familiar with the current controversies in the field of reproductive health.
  • Access and evaluate information on reproductive health and the effectiveness of policies designed to deal with those issues.
  • Explore the ethical implications of reproductive health policies.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17491 PAM 4050   LEC 001