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Health Policy - POL825

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.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

2019 - Next offered in 2019

Staff Contact(s): Dr Adele Garnier

Admission to MPPP or MPASR or MIntRel or GradDipPASR or MPH or MGlobalHlthDevStud or GradCertPP or GradDipPP or GradDipIntRel or MIntLawGovPP or MDevStud or MSc in Environmental Health or MTransInterMIntRel or MPPPMDevStud or MPASRMDevStud or MPPPMPASR or MPPPMIntRel or MIntBusMIntRel Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): POIX825
Unit Designation(s):



Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Faculty of Arts

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