JSU237H1: Introduction to HIV/AIDS: Health, Sexuality and Gender


A critical examination of the HIV/AIDS global pandemic from a multidisciplinary perspective and with an emphasis on sexuality. The course examines the basic biology of HIV/AIDS and then covers social, historical, political, cultural, gender, and public health aspects of HIV/AIDS. Attention is given to the distinct features of vulnerable and marginalized populations, prevention, treatment, drug development, and access to medicines.

JSU237H1 is particularly intended for students in the Health Studies and/or Sexual Diversity Studies programs.

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