case western reserve university

Framework Program for Global Health



INTH 301/401:  Fundamentals of Global Health


Days & Times: Tu 2:45PM - 5:15PM

Meeting Dates: 1/11/10 - 4/26/10

Units: 3 units

Section Capacity: 25

Instructor(s): Ronald Blanton

This course seeks to integrate the multiple perspectives and objectives in global health by investigating how the disciplines of Biology, Medicine, Anthropology, Nursing, Mathematics, Engineering analyze and approach the same set of international health problems.  Students will develop a shared vocabulary with which to understand these various perspectives from within their own discipline.  The focus sites will emphasize issues related to the health consequences of development projects, emergency response to a health care crisis and diseases of development in presence of underdevelopment.
Offered as: INTH 301, INTH 401