Description
INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HEALTH
This introductory course covers fundamental concepts in global public health, including determinants of health, key health indicators, global burden of disease, and the relationships among health status, education, and poverty, cross-cutting issues such as culture, ethical and human rights aspects of health, and key actors in global health will also be explored. A variety of teaching modalities will be employed throughout the course including lectures, guest speakers, case studies, class discussion, audio-visual presentations, and student presentations.
Details
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
PUBHLT 1001
Academic Group
Grad School of Public Health
Academic Organization
Office of the Dean, GSPH
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
LVL: Soph or Jr or Sr
Typically Offered
Fall