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Health Inequalities

This course will introduce students to the key concepts, theories and measures of health inequalities. Using common examples of health inequalities within Canada and internationally such as gender, race, social class, we will critically analyse mechanisms through which health inequalities arise, are sustained and can be addressed within societies.

HLTH AGE 3R03

Health Inequalities

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes

This course will introduce students to the key concepts, theories and measures of health inequalities. Using common examples of health inequalities within Canada and internationally such as gender, race, social class, we will critically analyse mechanisms through which health inequalities arise, are sustained and can be addressed within societies.


Lydia Kapiriri

Associate Professor | Undergraduate Chair

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or above Antirequisite(s): HLTH AGE 4F03 if topic was Health Inequalities HLTH AGE 3Q03 may be repeated, if on a different topic, to a total of six units. Priority will be given to students registered in a Health and Aging program.