Thunder Bay • Orillia

Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Political Science Majors)(TB) - Comparative Health Policy

Political Science 3339 Comparative Health Policy
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.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Open only to students in their second year level or higher.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences