ANTH4502Issues in Medical Anthropology (A)3 ch (3S) (W) (EL)

Examine the theoretical and methodological perspectives in global health and how these shape research practices in public health policies including designing effective intervention strategies in international settings. Study Indigenous health issues from a global perspective and the impact of development on population health. Emphasis is placed on examining the ethical and practical issues in conducting research in non-Western societies and how an anthropological approach can contribute to a better understanding of health and illness and develop interdisciplinary perspectives in global health research.