The course will examine current global health issues particularly within the context of development and international health policy. Questions covered include: How do developing countries grapple with forces such as globalization, debt and inequality? What roles do governments, international organizations and multi-national corporations play in development? How are community and participatory development promoted? Other topics include: international trade, political development, inequality, poverty, culture and social change, gender, and international cooperation. Open to PHP, Worcester MPH, online MPH-nutrition, DNP/MS nursing students until April 10th, then open to all graduate students.
International Health, Population, and Development
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017