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Health Policy and Reform

Course Code: PUBLG002

Course Tutor: Professor Albert Weale (Department of Political Science)

Assessment:  2 hour unseen written examination

Credit Value:  15

About this course

This course provides a comparative examination of health reform. It enables students to analyse different kinds of health systems and reforms, and their likely health, financial and political effects consequences.

The main aims of the course are:
  • To enable students to describe and analyse health systems in terms of basic financial, organisational, political, professional and health parameters
  • To review the impact of common types of health reforms, taking into account the domestic environment
  • To identify factors likely to affect health systems in the future (e.g. demographic and technological change; globalisation)

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