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Epidemics and International Cooperation in Health

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Kod przedmiotu: WSM.INP-ISDDU-27 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Epidemics and International Cooperation in Health
Jednostka: Centrum Studiów Międzynarodowych i Rozwoju
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/2020" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Wykład z elementami konwersatorium, 30 godzin, 8 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marcin Grabowski
Prowadzący grup: (brak danych)
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) The course aims at familiarizing students with challenges and risk factors for epidemics, their impact on global public health security, as well as with an overview of the global health diplomacy system. Participants will learn about the international frameworks of cooperation in health, get to know the principles guiding the response to epidemics and test their applicability to the challenges of the 21st century.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) LO 1: The student can understand the definition, history and phases of epidemics.

LO 2: The student has knowledge of the major infectious threats in the 21st century, its challenges and risk factors.

LO 3: The student can understand the elements of the comprehensive outbreak response and the role played by the international community.

LO 4: The student is aware of existing international norms and the principals of global health security.

LO 5: The student can apply the knowledge gained during the course to analyze emergency, preparedness and response capacities to disease outbreaks and apply them to a potential empirical case. Practitioner perspectives will help to broaden the student’s understanding and analyze current crises.

LO 6: The student has knowledge of the global health governance system and existing international frameworks of cooperation in health.

LO 7: The student can apply the knowledge gained during the course to international fieldwork.

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Written exam at the end of the course ( multiple choice test and 3 open-ended questions)

Additional points that count for the overall grade can be obtained due to a student’s active participation in the course (‘interventions’ during lecture and min. 75% attendance)

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Learning outcomes obtained by students will be verified by a written exam at the end of the course, as well as during the course on a regular basis (students’ interventions, discussion in a class).

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) Expository methods - anecdote

Expository methods - explanation or explanation

Expository methods - multimedia presentation

Expository methods - informative lecture

Expository methods – videoconference with invited guests working in the field of global public health

Problem-based methods - activating methods - case studies

Problem-based methods – problem-oriented lecture

Practical methods - leading text method

Practical methods – group work

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

1. The burden of epidemics – definition, history and risk factors.

2. Major infection threats in the 21st century (case studies)

2.1. AIDS

2.2. Cholera

2.3. Ebola virus disease

2.4. Influenza

3. Managing disease outbreaks (case studies).

3.1. Lassa fever

3.2. Meningococcal meningitis

3.3. Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)

3.4. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

3.5. Plague

3.6. Yellow fever

3.7. Zika

4. International collaboration efforts to fight epidemic threats.

5. Bioterrorism and its impact on international security.

6. Global health governance – an overview.

7. International frameworks of cooperation and development partnerships in health.

8. Challenges for global health diplomacy and security in the 21st century.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Obligatory literature:

Quick Jonathan D., Fryer Bronwyn The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It, St. Martin’s Press, 2018

Davies E. Sara, Kamradt –Scott Adam, Rushton Simon,

Disease Diplomacy: International Norms and Global Health Security, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015

Ruger Prah, Global Health Justice and Governance, Oxford University Press, 2018

Supplementary literature:

World Health Organization, Managing epidemics: Key facts about major deadly diseases, World Health Organization, 2018


Hunter David J. ,Fineberg Harvey V.(edit.) Readings in Global Health: Essential Reviews from the New England Journal of Medicine, Oxford University Press, 2016

Sridhar, D., and Gostin, L. (2014). World Health Organization: past, present and future. Public Health 128, 117–118.

Gostin, L.O., Sridhar, D., and Hougendobler, D. (2015). The normative authority of the World Health Organization. Public Health 129, 854–863.

Gostin, L. (2004). The International Health Regulations and beyond. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 4, 606–607.

Moon, S., Sridhar, D., Pate, M., Jha, A. et al. (2015) Will Ebola change the game? Ten essential reforms before the next pandemic. The report of the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola. The Lancet. 1-18.

Kamradt –Scott Adam, Managing Global Health Security: The World Health Organization and Disease Outbreak Control, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

Clinton Chelsea, Sridhar Devi, Governing Global Health, Oxford University Press, 2017

Elbe Stefan, Pandemics, Pills, and Politics: Governing Global Health Security, John Hopkins University Press, 2018

Elbe Stefan, Security and Global Health, Polity Press, Oxford 2010,

Youde Jeremy, Global Health Governance in International Society, Oxford University Press, 2018

Cohn, Jr. Samuel K., Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS, Oxford University Press, 2018

Wren Sherry M., Kushner Adam L., Operation Ebola: Surgical Care during the West African Outbreak, John Hopkins University Press, 2017

McKee Martin, Garner Paul, Stott Robin (edit.), International Co-operation and Health, Oxford University Press, 2001

Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.