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International Health

Graphic element for the subject of International HealthInternational Health deals with the human and natural factors influencing human health. Why are things are as they are? How can problems relating to these factors be reduced or eliminated?

About the subject

International Health provides knowledge of the factors that affect global supplies and how they influence production and consumption in different countries, as well as how this has local socioeconomic and health effects, both individually and in households. Tropical diseases, epidemics, causes of starvation, and adaptation to inadequate nutrient intake are all elements of global health.

The subject provides theoretical and practical tools for understanding issues of supplies and health from technical, geographical and social scientific perspectives.