MPH 602 - Global Public Health - Emphasis on Latin America (2)

This course examines globalization and health care in Latin American countries with comparison to the US. Students will focus on an understanding of the Latin American social determinants of health, social justice and efforts for equitable health care. Students will also explore and analyze a variety of health promotion interventions, strategies and tactics in the context of cultural relevance and appropriateness. The areas of particular emphasis will be the top five public health issues in Latin America today: reproductive health, nutrition, population dynamics, environmental issues, peace and conflict resolutions.