DIS Stockholm - Public Health

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DIS Stockholm - Public Health

Public Health 
In Sweden and across Europe, the complex relationship between migration and existing healthcare structures is an ongoing challenge. Through contemporary case studies, investigate migrants’ health needs and evaluate their access to care. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Analyze the challenges and opportunities that migration presents to the Swedish healthcare system 
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to compare and contrast Swedish and European approaches to migration and health 
  • Engage in debate on the burning issues surrounding integration of asylum seekers, refugees, and other migrant groups and its impact on health care and other social services in Europe 

STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you study public health, global health, political science, sociology, or a similar discipline, or wish to pursue a future career in international health organizations. 

CORE COURSE 

Public Health and Migration 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Migrants, including refugees, asylum seekers, and economic migrants, are voluntarily or involuntarily moving to new locations, such as Sweden. This course addresses the health status and care needs, as well as the legal, financial, political, and cultural barriers to accessing treatment faced by the migrant population. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Geneva 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 

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Subjects

  • Public Health

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