Comparative Health Systems

This course presents analyses of health service delivery and management issues from an international perspective.  It presents a systematic comparative analysis of the evolution, administrative structure, finance, and provision of health and health care services in underdeveloped countries, developing countries, other developed countries, and the U.S.  Equity/inequity and the influence of globalization will be explored.  Health and illness will be dealt with as well as statistical, historic, economic, and socio-cultural phenomena.  Important differences rooted in culture, ethnicity, social, economic, and political factors will be examined.  Such analysis should assist one to understand the nature of a health system in one country and to identify limitations and opportunities to change it.

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1 – 3

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