Understanding Refugee Health Determinants and Needs

HOUSECS 59.13

Spring 2019

Mondays, 7:30 P.M – 9:00 P.M, Keohane 4D 201SEM

In today’s sociopolitical climate, questions pertaining to the health needs of refugees are highly relevant. This course will cover the various factors that impact the access to and quality of healthcare refugees and migrant groups receive upon entering the United States. Examining everything from the unique health challenges refugee populations are likely to face to the various health related impacts of acculturation, this course provides a comprehensive look at both the current state and prospective future of refugees’ healthcare in the United States.

Instructor(s): 
  • Shweta Lodha, sl382@duke.edu
Sponsor/Department: 
  • Suzanne Shanahan, Kenan Institute of Ethics
Class Limit: 
18