Health And Development
This course covers the various conceptions
of health and of development, and their measurement; demographic and
epidemiological transitions and their relationship with health and development;
and disease, mortality and fertility and their social, economic and political implications.
The course also covers health institutions and organisations at various levels
and their relevance in fostering development.
By the end of this course, the students should
be able to:
the various interpretations of health
linkages between health and of development;
the demographic and epidemiological transitions and how they affect health;
the various social, economic and political implications of diseases and
the roles of health institutions and organisations in development.
By the end of this course, students are
expected to understand the concept of health in its various dimensions, how
health impacts on demographic and epidemiological changes, the relevance of
disease, mortality and fertility and the role of the relevant institutions or
organisations in health and development in general.