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Health in Cross Cultural & International Perspectives

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 in Cross Cultural & International Perspectives

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Fall Offered?: Yes 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.


Lydia Kapiriri

Associate Professor