Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health Sciences

School

School of Medicine

Units

1

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

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 1 hr exam (50%); assignment (50%)

Course coordinator

Dr Jennifer Schafer (j.schafer@uq.edu.au)

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 principles of the Millennium Development Goals, the Health Systems Building Blocks, a Rights based approach, ecosystem health and social determinants of health will be reinforced through various health issues , challenges and emerging conditions for global health. The UNMDGs will be used a one of the primary organising themes for the course content, for both developed and developing country discussions of global health.Specific case studies, projects (including medical student coordinated projects under Manali, UNMDG and other initiatives) , and activities will be used in the delivery of this subject.

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