Environment, Health and Development

Universidad del Norte

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environment, Health and Development

  • Host University

    Universidad del Norte

  • Location

    Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Area of Study

    Development Studies, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Health Science, International Health

  • Language Level

    Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    48
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course reviews the fundamental theories that allow the understanding of the envrionmental aspect, assuming a simmple understanding, as one of the key determinants of health and sustainable development. The course includes a conceptual elaboration and continues with an analysis of the environmental regulations, the recognition of environmental elementals and their interactions, and critical analysis of environmental impact on health and human development.