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.
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.