This course introduces students to current trends and issues on health and development in developing countries. A combination of various methods, such as lecture inputs, group discussion, workshop, case studies will be used. By the end of the course, students are expected to be able to explain the key concept of primary health care, factors affecting people’s health, and approaches to link health with other social development issues.
Course Outline Day 1: Introduction, Pre-test, Health Problem Analysis, Day2: Globalization and Health Issues, Primary Health Care Day 3: Approaches to Health and Education Case, Case Studies Day 4: Approaches to Health, Education, Case Studies, Day5: Synthesis, Post-test, Writing a Short Essey
Reading materials will be distributed before and during the class. Students are expected to have read the required readings before coming to the class. Homework prior to the start of the class will be assigned to the students.
To complete the course, students must actively participate in classroom discussions and presentations of the assignment. Participants' grades are based on class participation, presentations, and final esseys.