May 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

ANTH 279: Global Health

(1 Unit)
ANTH 105 or SOC 101, or permission of instructor
This course explores the economic, cultural, and politicial factors leading to the uneven distribution of health and disease around the world.  Students will learn about the global burden of various diseases – acute and chronic, epidemiological transitions, and syndemics.  Programming considerations and global health goals will also be considered.  The course will draw from public helath, epidemiology, (medical) anthropology, sociology, and economics. Webb.