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PGHES07 Health systems and health in developing Asia: India, China, and North Korea 3–4 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
MDP in Public and Global Health
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course students will be able to discuss current health issues in Asia combining theoretical knowledge and insights from the case studies. Students will be able to draw comparisons between the health systems of different countries.

Students participating in the optional module will gain further insights into cooperation and engagement with North Korea in the health sector.

General description

This course introduces students to current public health issues in developing Asia. Scholars and health practitioners discuss case studies from India, China, and North Korea.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Salla Atkins, Teacher responsible


4-Mar-2019 – 17-May-2019
Independent work



Further information

The course is part of the Asianet network courses. More information and enrollments: http://www.asianet.fi/courses/masters/health-systems-and-health-in-developing-asia-india-china-vietnam-and-north-korea/