Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this free online course.
I'm Susan Levine, and welcome to the University of Cape Town.
Now, it is at the heart of the university's fine arts campus, and it gestures towards the interdisciplinary nature of the themes of this course.
In the global south, local and global challenges include new forms of biotechnology, care in the context of HIV/AIDS, cancer, and tuberculosis.
What do the arts and humanities add to health care and health?
And how is medicine understood in the context of the humanities or the arts?