Global Perspectives on Health
Students in this course learn about current public health issues and problems affecting individuals and communities around the globe, with particular emphasis on etiology, impact, and possible intervention strategies. Students also learn about organizations that work to support and advance health care locally and internationally. Topics of focus include maternal and child health, food security, hunger and nutrition, global water shortage, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, emerging infectious diseases, selected chronic illnesses and injuries, poverty, human rights, and health equality. Students complete an extensive review of a specific global health issue.