International and Global Health

The course aims to develop requisite knowledge and understanding of globalization and health, global disease burden and international health scenario, comparative analysis of disease burden in various countries, health systems and policies, in developed and developing countries, health sector reforms and country experiences, case studies. Overall the course provides international perspective of health and disease, and health systems. By the end of the course, the students will be able to describe global burden of disease; compare health scenario in the developed and developing countries; progress of MDGs; health inequities; comparative analysis of health systems and its components in selected countries; and significant health sector reforms.