Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 205

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 205
Course Title: Global Health Policy
Units: 3
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: This course will introduce policy and development in the context of global health. Students will examine the structure and function of evidence-based policy planning and implementation using selected case studies. Learning the skills of assessment, monitoring, and evaluation, students will examine global health development interventions ranging from disease control to eradication to health promotion. Use of guest lecturers will acquaint the students with field experiences and practical outcomes.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GHS 201A, 201B, 202A, 202B, 203A, and 203B.
Restrictions: Enrollment in MS in Global Health, unless expressly given permission by the course director and MS Program Director. Masters in Translational Medicine and Biomedical Engineering students will be given priority for any additional spaces. Approval by course director and both program directors is required. GHS program dates differ from the UCSF Academic Calendar. Refer to the GHS MS calendar at
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Seminar, Student - Lecture, Student - Seminar

Instructor of Record: L. Schmidt
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
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