HMB443H1: Global Hidden Hunger

Hours: 
18L/6S

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies, termed ‘hidden hunger,’ affect about half the world’s population. Explore the global nature, catastrophic consequences, and causes of these deficiencies. Discuss formulation and implementation of international, national, and local policies to alleviate ‘hidden hunger’ especially in infants and young children. A service-learning opportunity is integrated. Students will be required to contribute to a local community organization while using course knowledge to develop a project or initiative beneficial to the organization and community.

a short application to enrol in this course is required. Information may be found via the Human Biology Program website.

Prerequisite: 

14 FCE complete, BIO230H1/​ BIO255H1, HMB302H1/​ HMB303H1/​ HMB312H1/​ HMB314H1/​ HMB322H1/​ HMB323H1/​ CJH332H1 (formerly CSB332H1)/ NFS382H1

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)