Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences (Master's course) Medical and Dental Sciences Major Public Health Course
Lecture Code TA111001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 医療政策・国際保健概論
Subject Name
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Seminar on health policy & global health
クボ タツヒコ,カシマ サオリ,タナカ ジュンコ,サカグチ タケマサ,タハラ ヒデトシ,マツモト マサトシ,アキタ トモユキ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur11-12:MED Rm 2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Medical Sciences
Eligible Students Master's course students
Keywords Public Health; Social Medicine; Health policy; Global Health 
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Class Objectives
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Students will learn to promote health of the society (rather than individuals) through public health efforts. We will discuss the underlying concept of justice behind health and longevity. We will provide comprehensive ways (e.g., prevention, epidemiological, and policy building perspectives) to promote health in society and communities. We will also demonstrate political and economical perspectives related to health and medicine in medicine, pharmacology, and dentistry to help students understand histories of certain policies and systems. 
Class Schedule 4/09 Society and health, Junko TANAKA/Tomoyuki AKITA.
4/16 Social determinants of health, Saori KASHIMA.
4/23 Emerging/ Re-emerging Infectious Disease, Takemasa SAKAGUCHI.
4/30 International Disaster Relief, Tsukasa KATSUBE.
5/14 Community Medicine, Masatoshi MATSUMOTO.
5/21 The transition of MDGs/SDGs and global health, Ryoma Kayano.
5/28 The role of the WHO in the global governance of health and disease, Megumi ROSENBERG.
6/04 The possibility in the future of Exosome, Hidetoshi TAHARA.

There's a possibility that the schedule may be modified. Also, some lectures could be provided as remote lectures. 
Recommended texts:
Social Determinants of Health by Michael Marmot (Oxford University Press)
Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine by Geoffrey Rose (Oxford University Press) 
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(More Details) To be announced at lectures. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Relate the classroom contents to one's real-life experiences related to health and think about one' role in the society. 
Grading Method Level of active learning will be evaluated. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other Course Director: Tatsuhiko Kubo(Department of Public Health and Health Policy) tkubo@hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Admin Support: kasumi-gaku-g@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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