Apr 19, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HEDU 3220 - Introduction to Global Health (3)


This course will provide an introduction to the critical issues currently facing global health, including trends in the distribution of disease and mortality, the determinants of global health outcomes, and cross-cutting issues such as culture, education, ethics, human rights and women’s health.  Student will develop entry level global health competencies and knowledge.  They will explore major global health concepts and compare it with health competencies and knowledge.  They will explore major global health concepts and compare it with health challenges inside and outside of the United States.  Emphasis will be placed on the most pressing concerns, paying particular attention to the health of developing countries and the health needs of poor and vulnerable populations in low resource communities.  Students will examine conditions between high wealth and low/moderate wealth countries which facilitate and hinder good health outcomes.


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