Tompkins Cortland Community College

HLTH215 - World Health Problems


The major causes of morbidity and mortality around the world are discussed and analyzed. Topics discussed in a seminar format include wateravailability , , sanitation, malnutrition, mental health and addiction, AIDS, and other diseases. The health problems of developed countries are compared and contrasted with those of developing countries, along with the methodologies used by national and international agencies to solve them. Prerequisites: ENGL 101; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Occasionally.