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HPP 560

Globalization and Health


  • C1 - CPE Regular Semester Schedule (1/22-5/1)
  • Online

  • Fee:  $1,845 ($615/credit, 3 credits)
  • 61861, Lecture 1

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  • Raymond Young
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How to Enroll

This seminar will identify the linkages of globalization and human health and examine the positive and negative impacts globalization may pose for the public health, safety and security of the world?s population. We will analyze different theoretical and empirical research methods used in confronting a range of global public health issues and policies today. The analyses of globalization perspectives will purposefully cross disciplines and expand upon the broader context of global public health governance and the interconnectedness of human health to world affairs.
Topics of discussion will include opportunities and threats of globalization associated with public funding limits, new technologies and health sector reform; demographic and health transitions; transportation and trade (associated with such things as food, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco); travel and tourism; and the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases. Open to PHP, Worcester MPH, online MPH-nutrition, DNP/MS nursing students only until December 4th, then open to all graduate students.


  • Last Day to:
  • Register 2/5, Drop 2/5, Withdraw 3/5

Refund Schedule:
Full refund through 2/5, 50% 3/5 (registration fee not refundable)
No refund after 3/5

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