Tompkins Cortland Community College

HLTH215 - World Health Problems


Major causes of morbidity and mortality around the world are analyzed and discussed in the context of socio-economics, culture and evidence-based research. Potential topics discussed in a seminar format include: potable water and sanitation, food insecurity, mental health, gender bias, and culture, along with disease prevalence and prevention. 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: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Occasionally.