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GLBL 296 C - Global St Foundation Seminar - Impacts of Migration on Health

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Examination of current controversies and larger ethical issues in today's global society. Topics could include: immigration, global environmental debates, and population issues. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 3 hours if topics vary.

Special Instructions:

Impacts of migration on health and wellbeing are important issues. The disease spread quickly through human migration across the globe. Immigrants face barriers and challenges in accessing healthcare in foreign countries. The wellbeing of immigrants and social supports for immigrant become crucial. Through weekly readings corresponding with the themes of the impacts of migration on health and wellbeing, students will explore the impacts of migration on more specific contexts. Such as the impacts of migration on infectious disease spread and noncommunicable disease; how we understand the wellbeing of immigrants; and how we understand the challenges faced by immigrants in accessing healthcare in foreign countries.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 1

Term(s): Spring


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