Jan 27, 2022  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HE 755 - Global Health

This graduate course explores global health issues pertaining to public health and health policy.  Students will discuss current challenges in global health through four key areas: health systems; infectious diseases; chronic diseases; and natural resource management.  Using global case studies, students will have the opportunity to consider the public health and policy ramifications of these issues, what are the barriers to developing solutions, and how these solutions might work out, depending upon a variety of factors that include but are not limited to social, political, educational, and economic structures of different countries.  Students will also learn how global health issues are occuring in this region, and demonstrating through expert speakers, that acting locally can help in the way we think about global health issues.

Credits: 3