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Issues in International and Intercultural Health

This course is intended for students who have had little or no professional work experience in international or northern Canadian settings and who desire an orientation to the priorities, issues and strategies for health and development. The course will provide students with a structured introduction to health issues in a rural Canadian and international context, and challenge them to build a conceptual framework that is useful for analysing these problems. During this course students will be introduced to the literature of development, political economy, medical and social anthropology and international and intercultural theories for nursing practice in these settings.

GLOBAL ST 728

Issues in International and Intercultural Health

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Offered?: Yes

This course is intended for students who have had little or no professional work experience in international or northern Canadian settings and who desire an orientation to the priorities, issues and strategies for health and development. The course will provide students with a structured introduction to health issues in a rural Canadian and international context, and challenge them to build a conceptual framework that is useful for analysing these problems. During this course students will be introduced to the literature of development, political economy, medical and social anthropology and international and intercultural theories for nursing practice in these settings.