WOMEN'S HEALTH POLICY Syllabus

380.667.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 4th Term | 3 Credit(s)
F 9:00:00 AM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Donna Strobino
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • the history of women's health movements in the United States and definitions for women's health in current use
    • selected frameworks and their application for viewing women's health policies in developed and developing countries
    • policy concerns related to work and employment and family planning and abortion for women in developing and developed countries
  • Course Description
    Provides an overview of selected, timely policy issues related to women’s health in both developed and developing countries. Covers the history of selected policy concerns, frameworks for viewing these concerns, and policy concerns related to selected women’s health issues such as family planning, welfare reform, employment and workplace conditions, and disabilities. Topics may change yearly depending on the primacy of the topic or issue.
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluations based on class participation and a paper.
  • Prerequisites
    None.
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services
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