Politics of Health in International Development

POL 2100 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Surveys problems of health in developing countries and examines issues of basic human needs and quality of life, including worldwide patterns of disease, undernourishment, population growth, poverty, morbidity, and child survival. Health concerns in one part of the world influence the political, social, and economic well-being of all. Focuses on inequalities of gender, class, and ethnicity that hinder programs at the community level. Analyzes aspects of national policy in both development-aid countries and developing countries and explores specific challenges to creating effective healthcare delivery systems.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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