Global Health Issues – The Patient Experience


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INSTRUCTOR: Anthoni Llau Jr

SECTION: SUMMER SECTION: Summer A (Fully-Online)- RVGA

FALL SECTION: (Fully-Online)- RVL

SCHEDULE: Online

Course Description


Students will first learn about current diseases and conditions of global health significance from a public health perspective. They will familiarize themselves with the determinants, risk factors, symptoms, and consequences of diseases and conditions in global populations. Students will then read several first-hand accounts of illness (e.g. videos, articles, personal memoirs) in persons affected with these diseases and conditions and use them as case studies to explore its emotional, psychological, and social consequences. The area topics will encompass three major categories: 1) infectious diseases; 2) non-communicable diseases and; 3) environmental illnesses.