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Population Change and Public Health

HBHE 603

3 credit hours, offered annually

This course provides an introduction to some of the major issues in the field of population change. The interdisciplinary approach stresses the inter-relations among political, economic, cultural and health behaviors in the determination and regulation of fertility. Covers the societal consequences of different levels of population growth as well as contemporary thinking on the organization of health and family planning programs.

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