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INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE

SISU-358
Global Health (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

This is an introductory course on global health policy and practice. Based on a review of the historical foundations of international health and critical concepts from social science, ethics, and public health literature, key topics covered include the main contributing factors to the global burden of disease, as well as organizational, economic, and political determinants of intervention. Although a geographic focus is set on health related challenges in developing regions, the course also provides a comparative overview of health systems in more developed countries. May be taken A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-250, or STAT-202 and PUBH-340.