LAW7942 - Comparative Health Systems

LAW7942 - Comparative Health Systems

Course Number: 

7942

Type: 

Lecture

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course will conduct a comparative analysis of how selected health systems perform key functions including service delivery; financing; provision of medicines, products, and vaccines; health workforce management; establishment of health information systems; and oversight and policy development. It will also address how health systems are responding to a series of issues and challenges such as the escalating costs of health-related inputs, the expanding role of private health care institutions, increasing rates of migration of health care workers, and achieving universality of coverage of health services.