Challenging Global Health Problems

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Challenging Global Health Problems

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Global Health, International Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The purpose of this module is to highlight the global health problems that confront populations of the world and how they can be challenged.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Analyse the factors behind contemporary global health problems including hunger, conflict, poverty, inequalities, and climate change.
    2. Examine specific global health challenges such as maternal, newborn and child morbidity and mortality.
    3. Analyse responses to global health challenges including development aid effectiveness.