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TM5552 - Global Health and Development

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

Students will be provided with information and skills in relation to designing and delivering health services in the develoing country context in accordance with stated policies and frameworks of donor countries and international organisations. The subject uses LearnJCU and the internet extensively. Participants are required to have good internet access with reasonable download speeds. Participants are required to visit a number of websites to download documents. Also participants must contribute to on-line discussions using LearnJCU. Past topics have included: human rights and health; sustainable development; millennium development goals; strengthening health systems and examples of international health and failures.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the Millennium Development Goals;
  • understand how international development policy effects health service delivery;
  • analyse global health patterns;
  • utilise knowlede to help strengthen health systems; explain some of the reasons for successes and failures in the international health sector;
  • discuss the international policies influencing the availability of development ssistnce.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Richard Franklin, <Person not found>
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Richard Franklin, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - Internet searching and web-based learning activities.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (30% - 60%); contributions to on-line discussion topics (40% - 70%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.