What you'll learn
Identify and integrate caregivers at all levels of intervention and policy design
Analyze the relationship between economic development and improved health outcomes
Articulate the influence of neoliberalism on global health policy
Recognize key stakeholders in the creation and implementation of healthcare delivery models and associated policies
Recommend methods to adapt healthcare models from case studies
The science of global health delivery and healthcare implementation research have served as drivers for measuring the impact and effectiveness of healthcare interventions.
In the Global Health Delivery Online Short Course from Harvard’s Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL), in association with HarvardX, you’ll design and create a solution for a healthcare problem you firmly believe in.
This online global health course embraces the importance of action, rather than merely pushing for the understanding of theories or best practices associated with global health – ensuring you’ll gain in-depth knowledge of current health challenges.
Introduction to the biosocial
Why ideas matter: Social theory in global health
The history of global health and colonial legacy
Political economy and foreign aid
The global AIDS movement
Challenges in healthcare delivery: Lessons from Liberia and Haiti
Building an effective rural health delivery model in Rwanda
Critical perspectives on metrics of disease
The unique challenges of mental health
Values and global health