Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): A course in Political Science or permission of the instructor Description: During the 20th century, health policies made significant impacts on the well-being of citizens all over the world. This lecture and seminar course looks at the development of health policies from a comparative perspective. Beginning with the Canadian health care system, the course examines the evolution of health policies in advanced industrial and modernizing societies. Lectures explore variations in determinants of health, policy responses, societal impacts, options and proposed reforms. Special attention is paid to issues of cost, access and quality of care. Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

Political Science 3339 Comparative Health Policy

Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): A course in Political Science or permission of the instructor Description: During the 20th century, health policies made significant impacts on the well-being of citizens all over the world. This lecture and seminar course looks at the development of health policies from a comparative perspective. Beginning with the Canadian health care system, the course examines the evolution of health policies in advanced industrial and modernizing societies. Lectures explore variations in determinants of health, policy responses, societal impacts, options and proposed reforms. Special attention is paid to issues of cost, access and quality of care. Offering: 3-0; or 3-0




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