基本素養 Basic Literacy

文化素養
Cultural Literacy
歷史意識
Historical awareness
藝術涵養
Art and visual literacy
公民素養
Civic literacy
國際視野
Global Vision
生命關懷
Concerns of Life

核心能力 Competence

語文欣賞及運用能力
To use language skills
慎思明辨能力
To think critically
跨領域能力
To cross disciplinary boundaries
社會變遷因應能力
To adapt to social change
生活實踐能力
To practice
創新與領導能力
To innovate and lead

課程概述 Course Description

Global Health has grown rapidly in the past few decades. Experts in this field have been exploring existed health related problems in the world and several social factors (like poverty, education, governance, culture and environment) which might result in these problems and have been trying to come up with some ideas/strategies to solve these problems. This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of what problems regarding global health are faced by people currently and what strategies can be used to resolve these problems. Many critical issues will be discussed in this course, including global burden of diseases, public policy analysis process, global healthcare system and global health promotion and disease prevention.

課程學習目標 Course Objectives

  • describe the critical issues in global health field
  • have the ability to make a comprehensive analysis and find problems
  • develop innovative strategies or possible solutions to problems
  • 課程進度 Course Outline

    週次 Week進度說明 Progress Description
    1Sep. 15 (No class) Mid-Autumn Festival
    2Sep. 22 Course introduction and grouping, Introduction of Global Health
    3Sep. 29 Global food and drug issues; Pubmed database
    4Oct. 6 Global health system; Endnote
    5Oct. 13 Infectious diseases
    6Oct. 20 HIV/AIDS
    7Oct. 27 Special Speaking (to be announced)
    8Nov. 3 Vaccination and Antimicrobial resistance
    9Nov. 10 Non-Infectious disease (chronic diseases)
    10Nov. 17 Cancer
    11Nov. 24 (No class)
    12Dec. 1 Rare disease and orphan drug, Mental Health (including depression, psychology and suicide)
    13Dec. 8 Vulnerable population (children, elderly, pregnancy, disability, youth, low-income, rural…)
    14Dec. 15 Medical research and health technology
    15Dec. 22 Team-based oral presentation (1) Group 1-5
    16Dec. 29 Team-based oral presentation (2) Group 6-10
    17Jan. 12 Global health: past, current and future
    18Jan. 19 (No class) Tern in the final personal article writing (10 pages) by email
     以上每週進度教師可依上課情況做適度調整。The schedule may be subject to change.

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