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Dr. István Zoltán KISS (firstname.lastname@example.org), professor
Department of Public Health Medicine
Code of subject: OAF-FOL-T | 1 credit | General Medicine | Optional module | autumn
Number of hours/semester
10 lectures + 0 practices + 2 seminars = total of 12 hours
Course headcount limitations
min. 5 – max. 30 person
The changes of the healthcare systems and population’s health status have induced these health related questions to the angle of social conversations. In line with this, large interest has began to show up about an important dimension of these kind of questions: spatial questions, regionality and geographical aspects. The cooperation of medicine, geography, economy and sociology created the science of health geography.
The purpose of this course is to provide an interdisciplinary approach and it may help to aquire the future medical doctors to have complex mind and better problem solving.
- 1. Medical aspects of the health geography I.
- Medical geography-health geography-epidemiology - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 2. Medical aspects of the health geography II.
- History of the science networks, theoretical approaches - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 3. Human geography aspects of the health geography I.
- Concept and content - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 4. Human geography aspects of the health geography II.
- Latest trends - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 5. Geographical relations of the world-population's health - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 6. Geographical differences of the world-population's morbidity and mortality - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 7. Health geography of Hungary I.
- Geographical characteristic of health - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 8. Health geography of Hungary II.
- Spatial differences of morbidity and mortality - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 9. Health geography of Hungary III.
- Medical geography of Hungary - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 10. Health geography of Hungary IV.
- Healthcare system - Márovics Gergely Péter
- 1. Connection between health status and environment I.
- Environment and health
- 2. Connection between health status and environment II.
- Health effects of the climate change
Literature developed by the Department
Electronic material uploaded to Neptun
T Brown, S McLafferty, G Moon (2009) A companion to health and medical geography
Conditions for acceptance of the semester
Maximum of 15 % absence allowed
Making up for missed classes
No possibility for making up missed classes.
Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars