2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHLTH 3400 Health in the Developing World

This course introduces students to a number of health issues which affect the lives of people in the developing nations. Topics will include definitions of health and disease; identification and etiology of major diseases; issues related to maternal and child health; the relationship between nutrition and health; changing patterns of morbidity and mortality with modernization; use of traditional and western health care; and strategies for disease prevention and control.




Any CBIOL, CPHYS, or CHLTH class. Some background in health or human biology preferred but not required. Fulfills Global Perspectives requirement


every Spring semester