Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLHLTH 761 - Special Topic: Women, Gender and Health

15 Points

Semester 1, not offered in 2019




POPLHLTH 761 examines gender as a social determinant of health, i.e., it throws light on the links between inequality, social structures and women’s health, and public health responses to these connections. Students are exposed to critical theories of women’s health drawing on diverse disciplinary areas namely, feminism, sociology, law and politics, human rights, and cultural studies. Among the health topics that are analyzed in the course are violence, HIV/AIDS, disability, abortion, new reproductive technologies, infertility, NCDs, occupational, migrant as well as men’s role in women’s health. 

Additional information

Email: pgpophealth@auckland.ac.nz

Phone: +64 (0) 9 9232760

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