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PGHAS02 Global Dynamics Influencing Health 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Public and Global Health

Keywords

Terveystieteen oppialat: Global Health
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

The course discusses how globalisation and global phenomena influence health and wellbeing of people in the world, a country and a community.

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the students will
- have engaged themselves in an intensive mental process of building a strong personal view on importance of global phenomena and politics in health and on responsibility of health leaders in advocating and working for health across disciplinary and sectoral boundaries
- have skills to critically assess information related to politics and global phenomena vis-a-vis health
- appreciate the need and responsibility to respond to global challenges in international, regional, national or local contexts
- have basic competencies to advice on and formulate effective responses to global challenges influencing health.

Contents

This course unveils what global health is, the roles of global health and international health, and how globalization influences health and the wellbeing of populations. The course introduces Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) reflecting political determinants of health. This course addresses neoliberalism and its influence on the health of populations in the world. There are discussions and analysis of global governance, both global and national players, and their roles influencing in health.

Teaching language

English, Finnish

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
2018–2019
Teaching
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Faculty of Social Sciences