Introduction to Health Systems and Policies

Category: Policy analysis,Systems Thinking,
Institution:National University of Singapore
Country: Singapore
Region: Southeast Asia
Language: English
Audience: Masters Students,

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learning objectives

1. Introduce concepts of public health, healthcare delivery, policy, and health system and explore the broader environment that surrounds public health. 2. ntroduce tools for analyzing policies.


Major topics covered

The class covers health systems, policy formulation and evaluation, health system performance, health economics and healthcare finance, comparative health systems, the role of NGOs in healthcare, quality improvement in healthcare and integrated healthcare systems.


Teaching formats

Classroom lectures, small group discussions, case studies, problem sets, group projects, independent reading

Course materials:

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