2020-2021 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