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Health, Culture and Diversity

Using the concept of culture as an integral framework for understanding people’s health behaviors, this course discusses the cultural role of institutions and healers, construction of health risks, and the moral dimensions of cultural beliefs and the impact these may have on influencing health behavior.

HLTH AGE 4D03

Health, Culture and Diversity

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

Using the concept of culture as an integral framework for understanding people’s health behaviors, this course discusses the cultural role of institutions and healers, construction of health risks, and the moral dimensions of cultural beliefs and the impact these may have on influencing health behavior.