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Sociology 5011 Global Public Health
A critical analysis of HIV and other infectious diseases in Canada and within a global context. Emphasis is placed on the epidemiological, cultural, and socio-political aspects of surveillance and response to infectious diseases. Topics include the historical linkages between sexuality, gender, race, social class, disease, and stigma; the social determinants of health; and legal, ethical, and political dilemmas over disease prevention, treatment, and human rights.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Health Sciences 5014
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: This course cannot be taken for credit by students who have completed Sociology 5115 “Global Public Health, HIV/AIDS, and Other Infectious Diseases” for credit.