17 episodes

This course examines how people from different cultural backgrounds define health and illness; how cultural practices play a role in prevention and treatment; and how culture influences population health at many levels — from the way people seek care for illnesses to current policy debates about the provision of healthcare. The course focuses on the role that culture plays both at the global level and also in the U.S. in particular.

Health and Culture School of Human Evolution and Social Change

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This course examines how people from different cultural backgrounds define health and illness; how cultural practices play a role in prevention and treatment; and how culture influences population health at many levels — from the way people seek care for illnesses to current policy debates about the provision of healthcare. The course focuses on the role that culture plays both at the global level and also in the U.S. in particular.

    Course Introduction

    Course Introduction

    • 3 sec
    Medical Anthropology

    Medical Anthropology

    • 3 sec
    Cultural Competence

    Cultural Competence

    • 4 sec
    Adaptation to Cross-cultural Settings

    Adaptation to Cross-cultural Settings

    • 3 sec
    Health Maladies Continued

    Health Maladies Continued

    • 3 sec
    Health Maladies

    Health Maladies

    • 3 sec

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