Fall Global Health Courses
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Check out these unique fall GH course offerings! See attached flyers for more details.
GH 551- Section 1, Class Nbr 5196
Diet and Chronic Disease
Provides an overview of the epidemiology of the intersections among diet, physical activity, obesity, and chronic disease from a life course and global perspective and the potential for policy level and individual level approaches to address the key diet-related diseases of our time – cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Discusses changes in the prevalence of diet-related chronic disease and the potential for preventive measures in both developing and developed countries.
GH 572- Section 1, Class Nbr 5203
Pre-semester Course. Through participatory learning, this course introduces a process that can be used to help communities identify and reflect on their key issues and take action. Additionally, it expands the understanding of methods for community empowerment and facilitates through group exercise and reflection approaches to the community empowerment process.
GH 586- Section 1, Class Nbr 5206
Community Health Assessment
The purpose of this course is to provide learners with theoretical background, technical skills and practical experience to conduct a health-related community assessment in a Global/local context and through a community engaged process. The Community Health Assessment (CHA) is a vital planning tool to identify priority health assets, capacities and needs, target resources to address health inequalities and meaningfully involve stakeholders at the level of families, communities and/or populations in the assessment process. Pre/co-requisite: Prerequisite: GH 522 or equivalent (also open to learners with prior working qualitative research experience at instructor’s discretion)
GH 551- Section 1,
Global Elimination of Micronutrient Malnutrition
This course’s objectives are to describe the magnitude and severity of global micronutrient malnutrition (MNM) and describe the policies, strategies, programs and projects aimed at eliminating maternal and child MNM, including evidence of efficacy and effectiveness. Students will also learn to define roles and responsibilities of the public, private, and non-profit sectors in implementing national programs and advocating for MNM elimination, describe available systems for MNM monitoring and evaluation, and critically evaluate the global MNM literature.
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