Have you ever wondered why do other countries in the world have a better or worst public health system than the United States? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Reviewing the history of the U.S. public health system; (b) Analyzing the similarities and differences between Westernized medical/public health systems versus the Non-Westernized medical/public health system; (c) Examining the major public health agendas of countries such as Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean Region, Europe, Western Pacific, People's Republic of China, India, Russian Federation, Mexico, Canada, and the United States; and (d) Investigating global public health problems such as how to prepare for pandemic infectious disease outbreaks, how to manage all types of chronic diseases, how to address women's health partnerships. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.
Module topics here include critical Medical Anthropology, the future of the world's health in these areas: Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean Region, Europe, Western Pacific, People's Republic of China, India, Russian Federation, United States, Mexico, and Canada.
Once you complete all four units: Global Public Health: Understanding the World's Health Problems I, II, III, IV you will be awarded a certificate of completion from East Carolina University.
Each module begins the 6th of every month (provided it does not fall on a weekend or holiday). You will receive a login instruction email prompting you to begin the module.