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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2017–2018
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PGHAS05 Strengthening health systems and social protection 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III 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

After successful completion of the course, the students will
- be familiar with the structure and function of different health and social protection systems
- understand the various financing strategies of the systems
- be able to identify the basic questions related to the governance of the systems
- comprehend how the systems have emerged and how they have evolved
- have an understanding of the politics and different policies related to the systems
- be familiar with the future challenges and questions

General description

Lecturers and topics:

Health care system frameworks – Ilmo Keskimäki

Health care reforms – Juha Teperi

Health system governance – Juhani Lehto

Health in All Policies – Eeva Ollila

Financing health care and social protection – Katri Sieberg

Delivering health care – Liina-Kaisa Tynkkynen

International trade, globalization and health care – Meri Koivusalo

Health care workforce – Timo Sinervo

Universal Access to Care – Sanjay Pattanshetty

­Social protection in Europe – Juho Saari

Social protection and health ­– Salla Atkins

Capacity Development for Social Protection – Timo Voipio

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) - Social Cohesion and Health Issues in Global Agenda 2030­ –Sauli Rouhinen

Universal trends or specific trajectories? Causes and consequences of social policy development in North and South, East and West – Olli Kangas

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Ilmo Keskimäki, Teacher responsible
Juho Saari, Teacher responsible


6-Apr-2018 – 18-May-2018
Lectures 28 hours
Lectures (14 lectures):
Fri 6-Apr-2018 at 13-15, Arvo F211AB, Ilmo Keskimäki
Fri 20-Apr-2018 at 9-11, Arvo F211AB, Juho Saari
Fri 20-Apr-2018 at 12-14, Arvo F212, Sauli Rouhinen
Tue 24-Apr-2018 at 9-11, Arvo F217, Katri Sieberg
Tue 24-Apr-2018 at 12-14, Arvo F211AB, Juhani Lehto
Tue 24-Apr-2018 at 14-16, Arvo F217, Eeva Ollila
Wed 25-Apr-2018 at 12-14, Arvo F217, Olli Kangas
Fri 27-Apr-2018 at 9-11, Arvo F212, Salla Atkins
Fri 27-Apr-2018 at 12-14, Arvo F212, Meri Koivusalo
Wed 2-May-2018 at 13-15, Arvo F212, Juha Teperi
Thu 3-May-2018 at 9-11, Arvo F212, Liina-Kaisa Tynkkynen
Thu 3-May-2018 at 13-15, Arvo A308, Timo Sinervo
Tue 8-May-2018 at 9-11, Arvo F211AB, Timo Voipio
Tue 8-May-2018 at 12-14, Arvo F212, Sanjay M. Pattanshetty
Seminar 14 hours
Thu 17-May-2018 at 9-14.30, Arvo F217, Chair: Juho Saari
Thu 17-May-2018 at 15-17, Arvo F212, Chair: Juho Saari
Fri 18-May-2018 at 9-16, Arvo F213, Chair: Ilmo Keskimäki


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Active participation in the lectures, writing an essay and a presentation in the closing seminars.

Study materials

To be announced on the course.