2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 26, 2023  
2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHLT 605 - International Health Field Study (3)


This course explores the health system and determinants of health in a given country to understand what influences population health. The historical foundation and evolution of the public health and medical care systems in the field study country are examined. The determinants of health such as biological/genetic factors, individual behaviors, social, cultural, and economic factors, physical environment, and health services infrastructure are considered. The role of national policies in shaping the system’s evolution and population health is also examined. Students will be able to compare and contrast an international health system to the U.S. health system. Offered: Summer.



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