21A.331 Infections and Inequalities: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Global Health


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Examines case studies in infectious disease outbreaks to demonstrate how human health is a product of multiple determinants, such as biology, sociocultural and historical factors, politics, economic processes, and the environment. Analyzes how structural inequalities render certain populations vulnerable to illness and explores the moral and ethical dimensions of public health and clinical interventions to promote health. Limited to 25.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.331 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by A. Chakraborty, D. Kim and E. James.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 5-134.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21A.331 was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Undergraduate Subjects site or on the 21A.331 Stellar site.

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