PUBH 6956: Public Health Approaches to Addressing Food Insecurity in U.S. Populations and Developing Nations

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The course Public Health Approaches to Addressing Food Insecurity in U.S. Populations and Developing Nations provides an introduction to the burden of food insecurity and its impact on health disparities. Assumptions of the course include (1) having a dignified manner to access adequate food to support one’s health is a basic human right and (2) improving access to nutritionally-dense foods and potable water will lead to reduced rates of pediatric health problems as well as chronic diseases of adulthood. With this perspective, there is a need to support, evaluate, and strengthen existing strategies and policies to prevent food insecurity. There will be extensive discussion of social-ecological factors risk factors for food insecurity and implications for the development of interventions and policies.

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