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International Health Policy

The philosophy of the module is that of transferable learning, based on the principle of reciprocal exchanges between countries regardless of their different stages of national development.

  • This module will be of special interest and value to those who anticipate pursuing their careers in different countries and those whose professional development would benefit from a better appreciation of relevant ideas, trends and practices in parallel locations across the world
  • Within the context of an overview of health policy developments from global institutions alternative organisational models for public health and health care policy are examined with a particular emphasis on primary and integrated health care.
  • As a result of studying the material of this module students will gain broader perspectives for their decision making and the skills to construct and adopt policy contributions more effectively
  • The module will also include inputs from external experts drawing on relevant recent UK experience.

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Dolores Towers


Dr Oyinlola Oyebode

Duration: 5 days (2 day block + 3 day block)

Daily 9.00am/9.30am-4.30pm approx.

4,000 word essay

CATS: 20

Code: MH910

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This module is not available for 2017/18.

Please contact the team at the email address above for enquiries for 2018/19

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