|Public Health for Vulnerable Populations 631||PHVP 631|
|Aboriginal Health and Healthy Public Policy||1.5 (0-1-0-0)|
This course will examine the major health problems affecting Aboriginal Canadians today. Students will have the opportunity to critically examine and reflect on the causes of these problems and their solutions embedded within the historical, social, cultural and political realities of Aboriginal peoples today. At the end of the course, students will have acquired a broad, critical understanding of the major challenges confronting Aboriginal people in Canada and the health impacts of these challenges. The course will prepare students to undertake positions in public health that involve the policies and programs for Aboriginal peoples living in urban centres and Aboriginal communities.
Prerequisites: special conditions as specified below