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Health and Society in Africa


Histories of health, healing, and disease control in Africa from c. 1500 to the present.  Explores the ways African people and states have conceived of and responded to relationships between human and natural environment, between individual and collective well-being, and between bodily and social health.

Satisfies a major or minor requirement in History.
Satisfies a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: Africa).
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in Health and Human Values.
Satisfies the Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement