HCM 438: International Health
An analysis of health problems in selected countries. Study of the origin, orientation, and purposes of agencies functioning in this field. This course will provide students with an international perspective of health and cultural issues. International health explores global health issues, specific health systems in typical countries representing different approaches, responsibilities of citizens of developed countries, professional personnel supply issues, evolution of health systems to local circumstances, the effects of terrorism on the collective consciousness of humanity and its mental health, nutritional issues of the world and a holistic perspective of health including effects of human actions on the living earth and its well-being.