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Comparative Health Systems (POPH90209)

Find the subject in the Handbook here. Schedule: August (Dual Delivery)

Subject Description

A thorough comprehension of the different institutions, structures and processes that constitute health systems globally provides a strong platform for further studies and varied career paths in population and global health. This subject provides students with the analytical frameworks to explore the social and political dynamics, institutions and structures that constitute health systems globally. Students of this subject will develop and apply skills in critical and comparative analysis of health systems in a range of countries and in settings with varied levels of socio-economic development.

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• Pre-recorded group presentation - 10 minutes (20%)

Annotated bibliography - 1,000 words (20%)

Essay - 3,000 words (60%)

Brief introductory post (hurdle)

AND comments on two group presentations (hurdle)

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