PHTH 5230: Global Health
Lecture - 3 credits
- Presents an overview of global health issues and focuses on less economically developed countries.
- Covers measures of disease burden; demography of disease and mortality; Millennium Development Goals (under the auspices of the United Nations); infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria and their prevention; vaccine utilization and potential implications; chronic diseases; tobacco-associated disease; nutritional challenges; behavioral modification; mother and child health; health human resources; and ethical issues in global health.
- LAW 7630 and PHTH 5230 are cross-listed.
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