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Welcome to the gender, globalization and health module!


After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Explain different definitions of globalization, along with their strengths and weaknesses

  • Identify processes associated with globalization

  • Describe the linkages between processes of globalization and health

  • Identify the role of health care professionals in a globalizing world

  • Describe the gender inequities arising from processes of globalization, and the impact on health

  • Explain how globalization impacts on the health of individuals and populations

  • Apply what you have learned by being able to describe the impact of globalization on current national and global health issues

Mall cultural in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo by: Jonathan McIntosh, 2004.