An evaluation of selected global health challenges in the area of nutrition, with particular focus on maternal and child health. Students explore the bio-social origins of various nutritional concerns, including family planning, breastfeeding, macro- and micro-nutrient deficiencies, food insecurity, food safety, and disparities in heights and weights. Students analyze how nutritional status develops within specific ecological and cultural contexts around the world, assess the implications of nutritional disparities, and examine the interventions designed to address these disparities. Prerequisites: GHS*130. Distribution Requirements: SP, IP.