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Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - HSYP805

This course examines principles, methods and practices in disease prevention and health promotion, including planning and evaluating public health programs. Students will learn to differentiate among key planning and evaluation concepts and discuss the roles of stakeholders in the process. They will learn that disease prevention and health promotion are about empowering individuals and populations to have control over, and make informed decisions about, their health; providing supportive social, economic and physical environments through diverse but complementary strategies; working in collaboration with a wide range of sectors; enabling individuals to take control over the determinants of health; and equipping systems and sectors to address the social determinants of health.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Block - Session 2, Block, classes are held in an intensive mode over a sequence of days

Staff Contact(s): Dr Liz Schroeder

Admission to MPH Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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