Aug 18, 2022  
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GLH 200 - Global Health

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Science of understanding the health of populations throughout the world. The course focuses on improving health of communities across the globe through organized and systematic efforts. These efforts can take the form of education, providing access to health care and resources, with the goal of protecting populations from exposures that could cause them harm. This course examines the complex distribution of disease across the globe, examining the health of diverse communities. It focuses on major health problems, considering economic and social conditions contributing to disease burden, unique to developed and developing nations across the globe, from cholera to malnutrition to obesity.