ENV 628/EMD 543/CDE 543 (Tentative) () (Tentative) / 2021-2022
Global Aspects of Food and Nutrition
Note: this course information is for the 2021-2022 academic year, not the current academic year (2020-2021).
The course presents a core topic in global health and development that is at the intersection of science, society, and policy. The course familiarizes students with leading approaches to analyzing the causes of malnutrition in countries around the world and to designing and evaluating nutrition interventions. It covers micronutrient and macronutrient deficiencies; approaches to reducing malnutrition; the cultural, economic, environmental, agricultural, and policy context within which malnutrition exists; and the relationships between common infections and nutritional status.