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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2017–2018
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PGHESG01 Contemporary Public Health in India 1 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Public and Global Health
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course the students will
- be acquainted with the functioning of a health-care system in the developing world
- be familiarized with the contemporary global health challenges in a low- and middle-income setting
- be able to critically appraise the multi-facetted health system in India
- explore and identify possible research areas for future studies in the field
- identify possible internship opportunities

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Mikko Perkiö, Teacher responsible
Sumit Kumar, Teacher responsible


19-Feb-2018 – 28-Feb-2018
Lectures in Arvo, F212
Mon 19-Feb-2018 at 12.30-13.30, F212, Introduction to public health infrastructure in India
Mon 19-Feb-2018 at 13.30-15.00, F212, Contemporary challenges and reforms in India
Tue 20-Feb-2018 at 10.00-11.30, F212, Killing roads of India
Wed 28-Feb-2018 at 12.30-14.00, F212, Comparative reflections and feedback session



Evaluation criteria

Attendance, a brief learning diary (1 A4 page/500 words per lecture with reflections on the topic from one's own country) and feedback session/group discussion.

Further information

Visiting professor Sumit Kumar sumit.kumar@uta.fi