Table 1.

Primary Health Care in Developing Countries: Course Objectives

  1. Learn how environmental, political, and socioeconomic issues affect the health of a population

  2. Learn basic epidemiologic principles important in evaluating the health of a community

  3. Compare and contrast health care delivery systems in the United States and developing countries

  4. Develop cultural awareness and sensitivity

  5. Gain a broad view of and concern for world health issues

  6. Develop an understanding of primary health care and community-oriented primary care

  7. Learn about the benefits of primary care training for careers in international health and community health