This unit introduces students to the foundation knowledge, skills and conceptual frameworks that underpin contemporary public health practice. It explores the biological, social, economic and environmental determinants of health and wellbeing as a basis for developing strategies and systems that promote and protect health. It explores the history of public health and the lessons we must learn and apply to sustain and enhance the health of populations, now and into the future.
|Unit name||Foundations of Public Health|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Prof Roger Hughes
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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