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Apr 11, 2016 by Halley Petersen-Jobsis (hjobsis)
PUBH 6440 : Global Health Economics and Finance
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:01:37 GMT
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:45:25 GMT
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Prevention and Community Health
Public Health (PUBH)
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GH-DRPH: Global Health
GHP-MPH: Global Health Policy
GHPDME-MPH: Global Health Program Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation
IAGH-MA: International Affairs, Global Health Concentration
IAIAD-MA: International Affairs, International Affairs and Development Concentration
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
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Global Health Economics and Finance
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GH Econ & Finance
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Examination of economics and finance principles as they apply to global health. Organization, delivery, and financing of health care in developing countries. Tools for analyzing issues related to global health economics and finance and application of those tools to a variety of a global health issues, including demand for health care, health care financing, social insurance, pharmaceuticals, and HIV/AIDS.
By the end of the course students will be able to: • Define fundamental principles of health economics • Explain how health economics principles apply to global health problems. • Describe key issues facing developing countries related to health care financing. • Use economic analysis to evaluate problems faced by the global health arena. • Evaluate research findings related to health economics.
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