Global Health & Social Policies

  • European Master in Health Economics and Management
Course unit code
  • IHSM-EU-HEM-E2.1.2
Level of course unit
  • Master
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 2
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 5.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • not available
Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Students will become familiar with principles and theories of global social & health problems, and major challenges and controversies in improving global population health.
Mode of delivery
  • -
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • none
Course contents
  • History and Health
    Health and Foreign Policy
    Social & Health Governance,
    Universal Health Coverage.
Recommended or required reading
  • Weil, A.R. (2020) Tackling Social Determinants Of Health Around The Globe, in Health Affairs
    Sally, T./Brandes, N./Gyapong, M et al. (2018) Implementation re-search: new imperatives and opportunities in global health, in: The Lancet, Volume 392, Issue 10160, 17-23 November 2018, Pages 2214-2228
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Assessment methods and criteria
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
Language of instruction
  • English