Who is this class for: Both undergraduate and graduate students aiming to learn basics of global health policy. No background is necessary, though basic medical knowledge is helpful.

Created by:  The University of Tokyo

  • Hiroshi Nishiura

    Taught by:  Hiroshi Nishiura, (Former Affiliation) Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

    (Current Affiliation) Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University

  • Stuart Gilmour

    Taught by:  Stuart Gilmour, Associate Professor

    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine

  • Kenji Shibuya

    Taught by:  Kenji Shibuya, Professor and Chair

    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine
Commitment4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.5 stars
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The University of Tokyo
The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity.
Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 33 ratings

Useful review course for the topics covered--material covered was interesting and educational. Should be noted that most of the materials covered have a general focus around Japan's healthcare system and structure with some examples from other countries, but not as in depth. May have been a bit hard to follow if you have absolutely no background in the field. Automated subtitles are also inaccurate at times (wish I could go in and change for other learners).

Very enjoyable and useful!

Fun and interesting course. I do international humanitarian work and i found the course a great overall source of information.

the course is very good