Global Health

HLT-130 : Global Health

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Nursing and Health Sciences
Subject:
Health
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course presents an overview of global health issues from the perspective of health as a human right. The course analyzes the impact of biological, socio-cultural, economic, environmental, and political determinants of health. Students examine past and emerging infectious diseases, chronic disease, and the impact of environmental and political emergencies on the delivery of disease prevention and health promotion.