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Health Policy/Advocacy

This course will increase your understanding of the principles of health policy and its effects on self and society. The student will explore how policies are developed, oral health care policies in Canada, oral health issues in need of policy decisions and the evaluation of policy alternatives. The role of advocacy by individuals in society as well as stakeholder groups will also be considered as it relates to influencing policy directions.