Politics of Health in International Development

POL 2100 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Surveys problems of health in developing countries and examines issues of basic human needs and quality of life, including worldwide patterns of disease, undernourishment, population growth, poverty, morbidity, and child survival. Health concerns in one part of the world influence the political, social, and economic well-being of all. Focuses on inequalities of gender, class, and ethnicity that hinder programs at the community level. Analyzes aspects of national policy in both development-aid countries and developing countries and explores specific challenges to creating effective health-care delivery systems.

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Upcoming Academic Term Dates
  • Spring Term
    May 19, 2014 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Term
    Jun 30, 2014 (4-, 6-, and 12-week classes)
    Jul 28, 2014 (4-week classes)

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