Global Violence and Health

GH 558
Course dates:
Jan 02, 2018 to Mar 09, 2018


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Examines the socio-politico-cultural forces that give rise to violence and the impact of violence on population health. Discusses public health methods, policies, and interventions that can be used to decrease the occurrence and severity of violence in real world circumstances, including countries at all economic levels.
Photo credit: UNHCR / S. Phelps / December 2013. CC BY-NC 2.0