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Health Policy - POIX825

This unit examines the politics of health policy, introducing the institutions and actors engaged in global and domestic health governance, and examining the impact of power and inequality on health policy formulation and health outcomes. It explores a range of current issues in health policy, including the securitisation of health, the prevention, treatment and management of chronic and communicable diseases, the social determinants of health, and public health intervention. The unit provides a comparative understanding of health issues using case studies from Australia and around the world.

When Offered:

S2 OUA - Session 2, offered through Open Universities Australia

Staff Contact(s): Ms Diana Perche
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Faculty of Arts

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