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Introduct to Health Systems (NMHS32480)
Credits 5 Subject Nursing,Midwifery & Health Sys
Level 3 School Nursing,Midwifery & Health Sys
Semester   Information Semester Two Module Coordinator Assoc Professor Hasheem Mannan

This module is aimed at enabling students understand the meaning and importance of health systems in delivering health for all. The module will introduce the students to the concept of health systems and health systems frameworks outlined by World Health Organization (Building Blocks) and World Bank (Control Knobs). It will focus on the implications of different frameworks to enable access to healthcare as a human right in the national and global context. The module will present comparative and multidisciplinary perspectives on health systems in developed and developing nations. It will enhance the understanding of how health systems approach is being applied to address major health challenges in a range of contexts. The module content will encourage students to think critically about different models of health systems reflecting on themes of equity and justice. In particular, students will be asked to consider how citizens are positioned with varying degrees of power to access healthcare and to participate in health policy and decision-making.

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