NS 4630

NS 4630

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Engages Global Health minors, IARD majors, and Tanzanian medical students in problem-based learning in a cross-cultural small group context in Tanzania. Develop and justify policy recommendations to address a current issue related to global health, nutrition, food safety, or agriculture. Students will work in assigned teams of three to four, designed to mix Cornell and Tanzanian students.

When Offered Summer.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Students in the Global Health and IARD Summer Session and Internship Program in Tanzania.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NS 4620.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL) 

  • Gain cross-cultural competence.
  • Gain broad knowledge about global health and development issues in Tanzania.
  • Learn how to use tools to analyze a policy issue, including stakeholder analysis, problem trees, and policy criteria.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge about a health dilemma relevant to Tanzania.
  • Work in a cross-cultural team to research a health policy dilemma of their own choosing, and to develop, negotiate, write and present their ideas as a policy case study.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1659NS 4630  FLD 801

  • Taught in Moshi, Tanzania.