Health in China (CHSC6906)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit provides a critical overview of China's contemporary health system and health issues. It uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine the interaction between health and China's development process. Through the use of case studies this unit provides students with concrete examples of current and future issues faced by China's health system, including: health policy formation; health services financing, delivery and evaluation; ethical issues in health services delivery; health inequalities; and, China's epidemiological and demographic transitions.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

2000wd essay (25%) and 1000wd individual presentation (25%) and seminar participation (10%) and 2000wd case study research paper (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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