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2020-2021 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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MPH 223 - Introduction to Global Health


Semester Hours: 3
This introduction to the study of global health will provide a survey of the health of populations throughout the world understood in the context of the biological, social, and environmental factors that contribute to the creation and maintenance of health and disease. In doing so, it will highlight both ongoing and emerging global health issues and examines potential strategies to address them. Such factors include infectious disease, under- and over-nutrition, aging, chronic disease, drinking water, pollution, poverty and globalization, to name just a few. The course will focus on modifiable risk factors within global populations that help to shed light on interactions between behavior, environment and health. Ultimately, the course will be an exploration of opportunities for population-based interventions that improve the health status global citizens.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
MPH 200 , Pre-requisite or Co-requisite MPH 202 , MPH 203 .





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