MPH 522 Essentials of Economics and Finance for Global Health

This course examines economics and finance principles as they apply to global health. Students will study issues in the organization, delivery and financing of health care in developing countries. The course first provides students with a ‘toolkit’ for analyzing issues related to global health economics and finance and then asks the students to apply this ‘toolkit’ to a variety of a global health issues including demand for health, policy tools to increase demand for health, healthcare financing, social insurance, pharmaceuticals and HIV/AIDS.    

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

Offered

F, Sp, Su