Debates regarding health policy in the developing world, in the context of the global health sector reform movement, trade and intellectual property regimes, and strategies of corporate and NGO actors. Issues of gender, class and the determinants of health.
Source: Carleton Graduate Callender at http://calendar.carleton.ca/grad/gradprograms/publicadministration/ (accessed 5 January 2014).
Further Information from 2009-10 Lisa Mills syllabus below
This course examines particular issues in global health such as the HIV/AIDS crisis, but focuses more on the context of problems and issues in global health, particularly the international financial institutions’ involvement in health sector reform in the developing world, the establishment of multilateral market partnerships, and the influence of ‘emerging’ nations.
At the end of the course, students should have been introduced to, and have an understanding of, debates regarding:
- the dimensions and determinants of health
- the various models of health insurance and their implications for the developing world
- structural adjustment and its impact on health reform and health outcomes
- cultural dimensions of health and illness