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MICRO 3600: Global Health

(Cross-listed with GLOBE 3600/ VMPM 3600).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Prereq: BIOL 2110
Explores human health across the world with particular emphasis on low- and lower-middle-income countries. Attention is given to the interconnectedness of health determinants, problems, and solutions found in global health, including the role of animals and the environment. Broad in scope, highlighting different cultures and the historical foundations of global health. Topics include colonialism, poverty, emerging diseases, climate change, biodiversity, one health, maternal and child health, HIV, malaria, urbanization, noncommunicable diseases and more. Current events will be a feature of all class meetings. Meets International Perspectives Requirement. (Typically Offered: Fall, Spring)