ANTH2504Introduction to Medical Anthropology3 ch (3C) (W) (EL)
Discover the basic concepts, approaches, and theories in medical anthropology, a subfield of Anthropology that studies human health problems and healing systems in their broad social and cultural contexts. earn how medical anthropology contributes to our understanding of complex health-related behaviour. Explore several examples of health and disease models, how medical anthropologists engage in both basic research on health and healing systems, applied research aimed at improving therapeutic care in clinical settings, and public health programs in community contexts.