GHL6110EN - Issues & Methods in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Course description

This course will expose students to common water problems especially in the underdeveloped world, and the diseases that arise due to poor sanitation, as well as some of the solutions and resources that improve such situations

How this course benefits students

This course is intended to introduce students to practical knowledge sources of water problems and solutions are discussed

Why this course is important

Water is essential for all humans across the globe.The problem of clean water and sanitation is an immense one in underdeveloped countries and therefore provides an equallly great opportunity to meet the needs in a God-honoring way

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Global Healthcare
Educational level
Master
Learning type
Instructional
Prerequisites
None
Upcoming terms
Pending
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Professor
Dr. Nad Tad, DABFM, FAAFP, Professor of Medical Mission

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

The Old Testament is full of examples of sanitation practices

Missionally driven

By helping provide clean water and education to keep water from contamination a real need is met in many of the developing world

Contextually informed

Differnent locales have differentt water supply challenges and therefore several solutions must be considered to fit the particular situation

Interculturally focused

clean water supply is a need of every culture

Practically minded

Steps to assessment plan and delivery of healthier water and sanitation issues