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Fall 2011-2012
WWS 568   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Economics of Health in Developing Countries

Jeffrey S. Hammer

Examines health care policy formulation focusing on developing countries. Theory and practical lessons on how policy is, or isn't, translated into programs. Global epidemiological threats to the infrastructure and financial stability of health care systems will be studied, in addition to: 1) how alternative health care finance and reform strategies facilitate or create barriers to achieving policy objectives; and 2) explores the role of governments, WHO, NGOs, and donor agencies in setting the agenda for health policy.

Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Papers - 40%
Other (See Instructor) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

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Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23325 S01 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled