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MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: South Africa - University of Cape Town - 'Univ. of Cape Town'
UC Course SubjectAnthropology
Number & Suffix: 126
Full UC Title: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 
Transcript Title: MEDICAL ANTHRO 
UC QTR Units - Division: 8.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course uses a comparative anthropological approach to examine the socio-cultural aspects of health, disease, and health care. The course explores health-related beliefs and behavior in Western and non-Western societies as well as traditional healers and transmission of health-related knowledge. The course is particularly concerned with comparative social-cultural understandings of HIV/AIDS, and includes a small field research exercise project that is likely to focus on that issue as it manifests in southern Africa. Assessment: essays, projects, class tests (50%), final exam (50%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 
Partner University Department: African & Gender Studies, Anthropology & Linguistics 
Partner University Course Number: AXL2401F