Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 252

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 252
Course Title: Comparative Health Systems and Financing
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: This course examines the most important models for financing and delivering health care around the world. Students will be taught to map and analyze the health systems of countries at various income levels, and to assess the strengths and weaknesses of these systems in achieving health goals. Students will learn about current debates about health systems, health financing, and Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Innovative models of health services delivery and financing will be presented.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Priority given to students enrolled in the PhD in Global Health Sciences program. Open to students in other programs with consent of instructor.
Activities: Lecture, Independent Study, Project

Instructor of Record: N. Feachem
Additional Instructor(s): D. Montagu
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No