phe5ipo international health policy



Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students learn about institutions and frameworks for international health policy national health development and global health governance, improving health services, making and implementing policies in a global context, and health policy changes and challenges. This subject will be taught at the City Campus, and will be provided in block mode.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEvelyne de Leeuw

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites One of PHE4POL, PHE5POL, PHE4HPA or PHE5HPA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.Students will be expected to be familiar with basic frameworks of public health policy before commencing the course.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMaking sense of global health governancePrescribedBuse, Hein & Drager (eds). 2009.PALGRAVE MCMILLAN.
ReadingsText book of international healthPrescribedBirn, Pillay & Holtz. 2009.OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. explore and analyse of the tensions and debates in international health policy and how they influence present course of policy development

Online lectures, guest lectures, discussion groups

02. critically assess of contemporary trends and developments in international health policy

Online lectures, guest lectures, discussion groups, book reviews

03. engage with health policy development at the glocal level

Online lectures, guest lectures, discussion groups, book reviews, team work, advocacy

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