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HEALTH INEQUALITY: THEORIES AND POLICY

Health inequality is an important issue for global public health and governments worldwide. This course will introduce the definition of health inequality, explore the causes of health inequality from theories of behavior, social psychology, materialism, and life course, and introduce the concepts and indicators of measuring health inequality. In addition to theoretical discussions, this course will use Taiwan and international examples to explain the types of health inequality and related issues. This course will also address some health issues and certain populations by exploring various policy measures to address health inequality among these areas, including priority setting in policy implementation and resource allocation.

Course Goal
B. Acquire interdisciplinary knowledge
C. Respond to social change and obtain new knowledge
E. Contribute to the welfare of humankind
Course Principle Literacy and Competence
[Principle Literacy]
  • Civic literacy
  • Global Vision
  • Concerns of Life
  • [Competence]
  • To think critically
  • To cross disciplinary boundaries
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    0108/2 A94B700 [GE2036]HEALTH INEQUALITY: THEORIES AND POLICY 2.0 Y