HMP 519 Maternal & Child Health Policy 3.0 Credits
This course provides an introduction and overview of Maternal and Child Health (MCH)policy at the local, state, federal, and global level, with attention to grassroots community-centered/-led pro-grams and advocacy, all within a framework of identifying and defining the structural root causes that perpetuate inequities. Students learn about the principles of MCH policy and the impact of policy on maternal and child health. The course examines structural racism, in particular, its role as a root cause in creating and reproducing MCH inequities. Students will have the opportunity to analyze MCH policy issues and to engage with local organizations to learn more about current policy efforts within their chosen area.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit