Course Title Health Facilities: Planning and Design
Course ID ARCH 6903
Course Program Postgraduate, PhD, M.Arch,
Course Type Optional Theory
Credits Hours 5 Hrs/WK
Course Offered Yes
Description Analysis of the development mechanism in which health care facilities perform. Study of the whole range of health care facilities as 'Complex System'. History and analysis of the forces influencing the form and function, and role of the health care facilities e.g. the relationship between changes in health policy and social priorities and its impact on the form, function and institutional structure of the health care facilities. Review of the contemporary philosophy, approaches, and systems followed in programming planning, and designing of health care facilities especially in the developing countries. Orientation of the participants to the local situation through case studies and projects.