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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
PUBH
6400
Global Health Frameworks
Global Health Frameworks
Fall 2016
2
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
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Corequisites

75
James M. Tielsch
Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
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Fee Type


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Overview of current issues in global public health with particular emphasis on low and middle-income countries. Serves as both an introductory course for students entering the field of global health, as well as an update on current technical and policy issues for advanced students who may have considerable experience.
• Locate and correctly cite information on demography, health conditions, health programs and health research for a country from multiple sources including websites maintained by international health organizations and scientific journals. • Characterize the demographic situation in a country using standard fertility and mortality indicators and the concept of demographic transition. • Describe the pattern of burden of disease in a country using standard fertility and mortality indicators, estimates of disease burden measured in Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), data on disease incidence, prevalence, risk factors and geographic distribution and the concept of epidemiologic transition. • Describe the pattern of nutritional well-being and under- or over-nutrition in a country using standard indicators, and discuss how the concept of nutrition transition applies to the country. • List various criteria that can be used to define the health priorities of a country. • Explain the strengths and weaknesses of different criteria for setting health priorities in terms of defining a plan for action and building partnerships to address a health problem. • Select an appropriate model or framework to define alternative actions to address a health problem. • Describe the different categories of partner organizations that should be considered when determining responsibilities for implementing actions to address a health problem, and the strengths and weaknesses of each category of organization. • Select and define appropriate indicators for reporting on progress in implementing a health program or intervention.

Course Attribute
MBA Professional - Global

ebrunori (Tue, 23 Feb 2016 20:26:15 GMT): Adjusting credits from 3 to 2 credits beginning with AY 201-17. Content adjusted accordingly.
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