This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 626
  • Course:
  • Semester: III
  • Title: Global Public Health
  • Stream: Development Studies
  • Description:

    Introduction to the concept of health, public health and global health; From international health to global health: historical origins of modern public health; Major health systems across the world; Global actors in health: world health organization, united nations agencies, world bank; Globalization and Health: health sector reforms, privatization, public private partnerships in health; Epidemiologic transitions: global burden of disease; Health equity and social determinants of health; Globalization; Trade and health; Health under crisis.

  • Text:

    A. Birn, Y.Pillay, and T.Holtz, Textbook of Global Health, Oxford University Press, 2017^$^Detels. R, Gulliford.M, Karim.Q and Tan. C, Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health, Oxford University Press, 2015^$^Beaglehole. R, and Bonita. R, Global Public Health: A New Era, Oxford University Press, 2009^$^Lee. K, and Collins. J, Global Change and Health, Open University Press, 2005^$^Basch. P, Textbook of International Health, Oxford University Press, 1999.