Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

School

School of Medicine

Units

1

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

1 Lecture hour, 1 Tutorial hour

Incompatible

MEDI2006

Prerequisite

Successful completion of Year 1 MBBS

Companion

MEDI2012 Clinical Science 2, MEDI2022 Clinical Practice 2, MEDI2034 Ethics & Professional Practice 4

Restricted

Restricted to MBBS student ONLY

Assessment methods

End-of-semester exam, group assignment and presentation.

Course coordinator

Dr Rosalie Aroni

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course will address key global issues that affect the health, access to and delivery models of health services for citizens of the world, in developed and developing countries; rural and urban settings; indigenous, refugee and migrant communities; as part of routine as well as disaster responses. The Sustainable Development Goals will be examined as well as the previous Millenium Development goals. The course will examine the various approaches used to understand the challenges and emerging conditions for global health. The course examines global health and global health policy in the context of a globalizing world, and the increasing complexity of the global development environment in health. It examines the evolving roles and structures of stakeholders, partnerships and networks and their changing relationships. Key stakeholders in global health are identified and their roles are examined

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 Ipswich Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 Ipswich Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 Ipswich Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 Ipswich Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile