Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2010.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hrs: One 2 hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
|Prerequisites:|| - |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Knowledge gained from successfully undertaking 505-989 Health and public policy.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||-|
|Core Participation Requirements:||-|
Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics
Telephone: +61 3 8344 9111
Email: chppe-enquiries@ unimelb.edu.au
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||This subject will provide students with the knowledge and analytical frameworks about the social dynamics of those institutions and structures that constitute health systems. The subject will enhance students’ ability to undertake critical policy analysis. Issues that will be addressed will include, but may not be exclusive to: Federalism and intergovernmental relations in health; health financing systems; Governance and accountability systems, health workforce supply and policy; policy making structures and processes in health; public health priorities, health policy and the law, complementary health systems. The Australian health system will be the primary case study with each topic including comparative case studies from other health systems. Upon completion of the subject, students should be able to apply the critical analysis of health policy to health policy development and evaluation.|
|Objectives:||At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate the ability: |
|Prescribed Texts:||Duckett, S. (2004) (2nd ed) The Australian Health Care System, Melbourne: Oxford University Press. RRP: $A65.00. |
Students will have access to electronic copies of relevant readings including:
ISPOR Global Health System Roadmap.
Grosse-Tebbe, S. Figueras, J. (2004).
Snapshots of health systems: The state of affairs in 16 countries, Geneva: World Health Organisation.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject a student should have: |
Master of Health Social Sciences |
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Social Sciences
Social Health |
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