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ANTH 240 - Introduction to Global Health


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Description: Explores the interdisciplinary study of global health and its relevance in our age of globalization as local medical systems are transformed by interna­tional integration. Defines the scope of global health and explores the meth­ods of the subfield by utilizing ethnographic, theoretical, anthropological, and sociological readings to critically analyze the various factors that have contributed to the development of this global system. Investigates the relationship between culture and disease, different reproductive health practices, medical ethics, environmental factors in health, and social health disparities. Extends critical analysis to existing health systems across the globe and seeks ways for a positive role in supporting healthy individuals and communities.



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