COMPARATIVE AND HISTORICAL STUDY OF HEALTH SYSTEMS

CPH5CHS

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, China Health Program students learn about policy making for public health. The comparative and historical study of health systems underpins the technical languages in which public health policy is analysed and developed. Exploration of key episodes in health development in different countries contributes to deep judgement in public health policy making. This unit explores and compares health systems in different countries including historical and contemporary contexts. It focuses on challenges, options and debates in relation to health care reform (including public health). The study program includes key health policy topics such as: health care financing and health insurance; primary health care and community health; health promotion and pharmaceuticals policy. We explore themes and issues in health sector reform world wide, including links with economic reform. This subject is only taught in Bilingual for China Health Program students.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Students should browse the European Observatory of Health Care Systems

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWHO website

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWHO

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLhttp://www.who.dk/eprise/main/who/progs/obs/toppage

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Mastery of theoretical knowledge about health system arrangements, socio-political context and histories of development of selected national health systems
02. Critically review generic features of health systems
03. Synthesise complex problems relating to current health system issues from China and draw lessons from comparative and historical policy study
04. Master advanced skills in policy analysis and policy development
05. Apply key principles of comparative and historical policy analysis

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Start date between: and    Key dates

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Examination (2 hours, 2000-word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
3,000-word report (health system analysis)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Group presentation (5 minutes/member, 500-word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Examination (2 hours, 2000-word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
3,000-word report (health system analysis)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Group presentation (5 minutes/member, 500-word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2020, Week 15-27, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Examination (2 hours, 2000-word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
3,000-word report (health system analysis)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Group presentation (5 minutes/member, 500-word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5