HLTD48H3 Special Topics in Health: Current Issues in Global Health

An examination of a current topic in global health, especially a disease or condition that predominantly impacts populations in low-income countries. The specific topic will vary from year to year. Topics may include: HIV/AIDS; war and violence, insect-borne diseases; policies and politics of water and sanitation; reproductive health and population policies, etc. The course will focus on historical factors, socio-political contexts, and health policies.

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 1.5 credits at the C-Level in HLT courses from the program requirements from one of the Major/Major Co-operative programs in Health Studies.

Enrolment Limits: 
25
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences