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Global Health Determinants

Global Health Determinants

This course explores global health care and provides an overview of primary healthcare strategies implemented around the world. This knowledge will give you an advanced understanding of different approaches to the global health detriments and explores how these factors affect human populations. In doing so, you will gain insight into the importance of health and human rights at both a local and global context. You will also be able to identify patterns of health and disease, as well as the factors which influence them.

Key Concepts:

  • A critical understanding of the global determinants of health
  •  Influences upon the health of Indigenous populations across the globe
  •  Ethical frameworks for making health related changes; including the ability to comment on the accomplishments and failures of the western medical model in developing countries

Unit Code: HEALT6000

Credit Points: 30