About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON WOMEN, GENDER, AND HEALTH (380.668.01), a course offered by the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Examines the ways by which the study of gender informs the study of health in the developing world with a focus on women's health issues. Explores the ways in which gender and sex help us to understand women's health and explain societal patterns of health, disease and well-being. Topics include both reproductive and nonreproductive health issues including mental health and physical health.

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Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • identify the multiple mechanisms by which the family, neighborhood/community, and national context adversely impacts women's health in developing countries
  • After completing this course, students should be able to explain disparities in men’s and women’s health from a multidisciplinary perspective (sociology, economics, and international development)

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Course Time

Mon   8:00 AM to 10:50 AM

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Course Faculty
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Intended Audience

All Public Health Graduate Students

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Leading class discussion and literature review/critique.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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Administrative Contact

Michelle Hindin
E-mail: mhindin@jhsph.edu

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