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VR209 – The rise of scientific medicine: a global perspective


Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: Vy 100

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Students are introduced to the history of scientific medicine ranging from late 19th century to present. Key figures and events will be discussed under the context of current socio-political and cultural background. Major arguments will be provided to students for the comparison of western-centered interpretation and Asian-originated response. After completing this course students should gain knowledge sufficiently to situate current medical issues in a wider historical perspective.

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