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HHE5140 Culture, Community, and Health

Course Description

Taking stock of the influence of culture and community on health status and health outcomes and the current state of U.S. health policies, this course explores effective approaches to community health education and the role of the health educator as agent of change. Topics covered include: the social ecological model of health promotion; community building and community organizing; health activism; Health in All Policies (HiAP); and cultural competency in health education



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