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NURS 5345 Ecuador: Global Health Perspectives (Summer: 3 )


Course Description

This course will involve the study of global health from the perspective of the various stakeholders: Populations, governments, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), health care providers and health educators. Social, political, economic, legal and ethical perspectives will be addressed. This course will be offered in Quito, Ecuador and will include field trips to health care facilities and discussions with local health professionals on current health issues and challenges for the future. Using a case-based approach, students will analyze and develop potential solutions and options for addressing global health care issues and create strategies for improving the health of specific populations.


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Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 13-May-15