240090 SE VM8 / VM3 - Global Health and Development (2020S)
- Registration is open from Th 20.02.2020 10:00 to Tu 03.03.2020 09:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 23:59
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Due to COVID-19, this course will be held online only. Students can chose: either to present their Seminar Paper idea via Collaborate or upload their idea on Moodle. Please check Moodle for details.
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Angust Deaton, The Great Escape: Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013.Randall M. Pakard, The Making of a Tropical Disease. Baltimore. MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.SELECTED articles
Institute of Medicine (USA), Understanding Population Health and its Determinants,? Ch. 2 in The Future of the Public Health in the 21st Century (Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine, 2002), pp. 46-95.Thomas McKeown et al., An Interpretation of the Decline of Mortality in England and Wales during the Twentieth Century, Population Studies, vol. 29, 3 (November 1975), pp. 391-422.Simon Szreter, The Importance of Social Intervention in Britain?s Mortality Decline. 1850-1914: a Reinterpretation of the Role of Public Health, Social History of Medicine, vol. 1, 1, pp. 1-38.David E. Bloom & David Canning, The Health and Wealth of Nations, Science, vol. 287 (18 February 2000), pp. 1207-9.Global Burden of Disease 2013 Collaborative, Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, Lancet, vol. 385 (10 January 2015), pp. 117-71.Jeffrey Sachs & Pia Malaney, The economic and social burden of malaria, Nature, vol. 415 (7 February 2002), pp. 680-85.Michael Marmot, Health in an unequal world, Lancet, vol. 336 (9th December 2006), pp. 2081-94.Michael Murphy et al., The Widening Gap in Mortality by Educational Level in the Russian Federation, 1980-2001, American Journal of Public Health, vol. 96, 7 (July 2006), pp. 1293-99.