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Fall 2017
Oct 22, 2017
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PPOL 782 - Globl Hlth Policy & Institutns
This course provides an introduction to the policies, politics and effects of the main institutions working to improve health and health care in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), and how LMIC governments and health markets have interacted with these agencies. The course will provide: (i) an overview of global health architecture and spending, including the multilateral development banks, the United Nations agencies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and international non-governmental organizations; (ii) discussion of key policy issues and the incentives implicit in relationships between LMIC governments, private markets and global health agencies; and (iii) what we know about the effectiveness of global health and government/recipient efforts to reduce HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB incidence and to vaccinate young children. 

1.500 Credit hours
1.500 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Public Policy Department

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