- Schedule of Classes - November 15, 2018 7:14PM EST
- Course Catalog - November 15, 2018 7:15PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.
Course focuses on global health challenges, and how they are related to poverty and inequality.
When Offered Fall (offered in even-numbered years only).
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory microeconomics and statistics or permission of instructor.
- Understand the nature and extent of global health challenges and inequalities in health at various levels, including across countries, at the national level, and even within the household, both current and historical.
- Understand possible policy responses to improving health and well-being and reducing observed disparities, differentiating the appropriate role of government and the private sector in crafting solutions to global health programs, including priority setting and resource allocation.
- Prepare convincing and policy relevant documents that outline major global health challenges, including their causes, magnitude (prevalence and incidence), and feasible opportunities to address these problems, taking into account the political and economic dimensions, as well as considerations such as the time frame, and positive and negative externalities, both anticipated and unanticipated.
Combined with: NS 4570
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRM Van Rensselaer Hall G71
Prerequisite: Introductory microeconomics and statistics or permission of instructor. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2).
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