Healthcare Systems: A Comparative ApproachSemester Course

Program
Public Health
Week-Long Study Tour
Helsinki-Tallinn
Core Course Week Study Tour
Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine / Health Science, Public Health, Public Policy
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Different countries choose different approaches to the provision of healthcare. Through this course, you gain insight into how healthcare is organized and financed in Denmark and Northern Europe, and you investigate the impact of the social, economic, and political history on the present systems. You analyze principles of priority-setting in health care, and discuss and assess possible solutions to challenges such as aging populations, inequality in health and rising healthcare expenditures.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Government