Classes

GH 708: Ethnographic Methods for Global Health Research

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2016

The overall goal of this course is to introduce students to the place of medical anthropology and ethnographic research and writing in global health research, and to provide students supervised experience in ethnographic research methods.  The course has four specific aims.  First, the course aims to provide students a basic understanding of medical anthropology, ethnographic research, and the experience of reading ethnographic writing.  Second, the course will provide students the opportunity to review anthropological and ethnographic writing relevant to the setting of...

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HST 934 Introduction to Global Medicine: Bioscience, Technologies, Disparities, Strategies

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015

Exploration of basic themes in social medicine via a specific examination of issues in global medicine. The course takes as its challenge to understand new paradigms for global health that focus on providing complex medical services to treat complicated health conditions (e.g. multi-drug resistant TB, HIV/AIDS, and mental health problems) in low resource settings. Special attention given to the development of new technologies or adapting existing technologies in ways that enable new solutions to global health problems, as well as overcoming barriers to translation of medical technologies...

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