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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to a range of issues associated with Australia's international health relations including globalization, overseas aid, trade, tourism, international cooperation, treaty obligations and climate change. The domestic implications of these internatinal relations are also considered. The subject deals with key international bodies and agencies involved in the area of health, including the World Health Organization and other United Nations agencies, the Commonwealth of Nations, and regional organisations in which Australia plays a role. Students develop an awareness of the significance of international health developments for Australia and an ability to identify the government departments and agencies responsible for conducting Australia's international relations in the health field.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSimon Barraclough

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

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