Apr 20, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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IHS 2210 - Introduction to Global Health

Provides a broad overview of global patterns of disease and the factors that influence health. Students learn about different health systems and regional health indicators. In doing so, the course exposes students to issues relating to social, cultural, and environmental determinants of health.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify and understand cultural, social, and environmental determinants of health.
  • Identify cultural variations in nutrition and their impact on health outcomes.
  • Understand models of health care delivery employed in various regions of the world and cultural impacts on delivery models.
  • Understand global patterns of health issues such as communicable diseases and maternal and child health.
  • Understand patterns of health disparities in various societal and cultural settings.
  • Understand similarities and differences in health and disease across cultures and environments.

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