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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOCL 3200 - Global Health

Hours: 3
The historical, economic, political, and social factors that shape the unequal distribution of health and burden of disease between global north and global south countries and between socioeconomic groups within countries. Exploring the worldwide impacts of globalization on health, infectious and chronic disease, availability of healthcare, health outcomes and proposed interventions. An overview of development and global health theories and concepts focusing on major global health topics such as environmental health, food security, indigenous health, refugee and migrant health, addiction, war and violence, HIV/AIDS epidemic and STDs, maternal and child health, and health impacts of climate change, among other topics, with special attention to how these intersect with economic, political, social, and cultural forces. Includes the development of a research project in a global health topic of choice to be presented in a forum open to the public.
Notes: Cross-listed with PUBH 3200.