- Introduction to Geographies of Health
- Understanding Geographies of Health: data, methods and techniques
- Determinants of Health and Scale 1: physical and social environments
- Determinants of Health and Scale 2: health services and the politics of health care provision
- Communicable diseases background
- Determinants of Health and Scale 3: income and social status
- Global health: definitions, structures and challenges
- Health and space: therapeutic landscapes
- Global environmental change and health
- Gender and health
- Migration and health
- Spatial patterns of disease 1
- Spatial patterns of disease 2
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
This subject provides insights into the interrelationships between geography and health. Topics include: indicators of health and well-being, the relationship between place and health, socio-cultural beliefs and values and their influence on health-seeking behaviours and an appreciation of the spatial and other challenges involved in the equitable and efficient delivery of health care services.
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- Research Report (50%)
- Practical Exercise (50%)