Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
tion, the impact of the oil industry, the organization of domestic politics, the socio-economic reforms and the modalities of inclusion in the regional environment. Required reading : Kiren Aziz Chaudhry, The Price of Wealth. Economies and Institutions in the Middle East, Cornell University Press, 1997 ; Ingo Forstenlechner and Emilie Rutledge, “Unemployment in the Gulf. Time to Update the Social Contract”, Middle East Policy, 17 (2), 2010 ; Michael Herb, “No Representation without Taxation ? Rents, Development and Democracy” Comparative Politics 37 (3) April 2005 ; Steffen Hertog, The private sector and reform in the Gulf Cooperation Council. Research papers, 30. LSE Kuwait Programme, London, 2013 ; Sulyaman Khalaf and James Onley, “Shaikhly Authority in the Pre-Oil Gulf : An Historical-Anthropological Study”, History and Anthropology, 17 (3), September 2006.
to share how they would react and deal with the given health challenges and issues (policy and strategy-wise). Pedagogical method : Power point presentations, discussions on reading, video projection followed by a debate, etc. Course Description : Today, most countries face important challenges, not only but very prominently in the area of Global Health. For the last 15 years, health has risen to the top of the agenda of world political and economic Leaders and meetings, the G8, the G20, Davos Economic Forum, The World Trade Organisation, UN Security Council, General Assembly, and ECOSOC, but also within the European Union institutions and its now 28 EU Member States. Various instances are discussing innovative ﬁnancing instruments for development, especially with respect to the ﬁght against HIV/Aids, as well as to strengthening health systems. Malnutrition and food security, pandemics, poor results in maternal and child health, insufﬁcient access to medicines and water, scarcity of human resources and capacities, weak governance, insufﬁcient progress in aid effectiveness, to name a few, have become major concerns which are shared world-wide. A specialization in Global Health based at the School of International Affairs in Paris is even more relevant since most of the students are international students, many of them involved, or to be, in various public and private instances dealing with law, business, economics and development, foreign aid and diplomacy issues or global security, as well as humanitarian matters in conﬂict and post-conﬂict settings. The objective of this course offered, is to train future high and top-level leaders to deal with complex health risks within a moving aid architecture at global level. Actors and stakeholders in Global Health, at country or global levels, are many, which raise issues on respective mandates and contributions to combat diseases and build health systems. Students will improve their knowledge on : issues at stake with regard to the population, health situation and systems at country level, how countries have responded over the history and how they are currently dealing with major health issues, how international public and private institutions contribute to making aid more effective in health and help countries cope with effectiveness and performance issues. This course has a special focus on policy-making and how
STRATEGIES, POLICY-MAKING AND GOVERNANCE IN GLOBAL HEALTH
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English ; French
Teachers : Dominique KEROUEDAN (MD, MPH, PhD, Independent Expert International Health and Scientiﬁc Adviser for the Concentration in Global Health). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical format : Lecture alone Course validation : Students are invited to contribute in the following : attend and participate in class (25%). Maximum 2 absences are tolerated, and should be justiﬁed ; take a written test at the end of the semester (55%) ; a comment of one of the 2 papers proposed (20%) ; students' initiatives and presentations will be valued. Based on lessons learned throughout the semester, the test consists in dea