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ANTH 463 The Social Roots of Health and Disease

Exploration and analysis of the social and historical contexts of the current infectious disease pandemics (HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria) and growing rates of chronic diseases. Course makes the critical connections between poverty and health and examines the impact of current international policy on health and health services in low income and least developed countries. Also explores themes of health, illness, and access to healthcare through their complex intersections with culture-specific issues of gender, ethnicity, and class in the developing world.
Credits: 4

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