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