Welcome to the Child Health Course. This is one of the continuing professional development courses offered by AMREF through Distance Education. This course has been revised and contains the most current concepts such as integrated management of childhood diseases (IMCI). The course is designed to expose you as a health worker to that part of medicine concerned with the health and wellbeing of children and aims at updating your knowledge, attitudes and skills to enable you provide quality health
This course addresses the following: an introduction to malaria; clinical assessment of malaria; severe and complicated malaria; treatment of malaria; treatment defaults in malaria; malaria in pregnancy; prevention and control of malaria|community based management of fever in malaria; HIV/AIDS and malaria; counselling and health promotion in malaria; and malaria surveillance.
Module Four: Money Management
Money Management may be defined as the process of managing money, including investments, budgeting, banking, and taxes. Managing your money is an essential life skill. When you know what you're doing, it really isn't so difficult. Once you've left home, the only person responsible for your financial health is you, so it's good to know the essentials. Managing your money can help reduce the stress levels that you experience throughout your life. It can help you to plan for unexpected events and e
Developed for first grade. Students will actively mix three colors of food coloring with dish liquid detergent in a bowl of milk. They will hypothesize, and then observe the effects and record their findings. Students will also discuss the sense of sight, and the importance of milk and dairy to good health. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on t
MyPyramid Video Podcasts
The MyPyramid PodCasts show how taking small steps can add up to real changes in your weight and health.
MyPyramid Audio Podcasts
The MyPyramid Audio Podcasts explain how taking small steps can add up to real changes in your weight and health.
Article :: Adding and Styling Text in Adobe Muse CC (2014 release)
Adobe Muse provides numerous tools for creating, editing, and formatting text, whether it’s created within the program or imported from another source. Brian Wood shows you how to add styling and text in Adobe Muse CC in this excerpt from Adobe Muse CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).
Economic and Social Justice: A Human Rights Perspective
Social and Economic Justice: A Human Rights Perspective is intended to expand the conversation about human rights. It provides background information, ideas for taking action, and interactive activities to help people think about human rights in a broader, more inclusive manner. It strives to help us define issues like homelessness, poverty, hunger, and inadequate health care, not only as “social or economic problems,” but also as human rights challenges
Risk Assessment for Toxic Air Pollutants: A Citizen's Guide
This EPA fact sheet provides easy-to-understand information about air pollution and how it affects human health. Topics include health risks, exposure assessment, dose-response relationships, risk assessment, and risk characterization. Simple diagrams and pictures support the text.
This course is the first part of the Ethics and Values Signature Program, which is one of the factors making Tufts unique in veterinary education. It is designed to enrich the student's understanding of various aspects of our individual and communal relationships with "animals" (or, to use scientific terminology, "other animals"), and to stimulate creative thinking about the expanding horizons of veterinary medicine, particularly those relevant to both traditional and newer forms of human-animal
Students are asked to explain how advances in technology have affected people's health.
helps students learn about water pollution, water-related illnesses, and sanitation procedures. They then draft a simulated plan to submit to the World Health Organization to deal with water-related problems in African communities.
Bringing Water to a Lesotho Village
invites students to conduct research and then simulate a Lesotho village water committee that is designing a water supply system to improve living and health conditions.
Understanding Your Water
Over two class periods, you will be guiding your students through the basics of water treatment -- both tap water treatment and sewage (or wastewater) treatment. To prepare for the lessons on the treatment process, the students will be researching where their drinking water comes from and where their wastewater goes once it goes down the drain for homework. After learning about their local water treatment and traditional tap water and sewage treatment processes, students will watch the NewsHour
Measuring Health Disparities
Measuring Health Disparities is designed to be accessible to a broad audience of practitioners across all sectors of the public health workforce. In contains audio and interactive elements and focuses on some basic issues for public health practice - how to understand, define, and measure health disparity. The material is divided into four parts. Parts One and Two review what health disparities are, how they are defined, and provide and overview of common issues faced in measuring health dispar
Determining Whether a Relation is a Function
Understanding relations (defined as a set of inputs and corresponding outputs) is an important step to learning what makes a function. This video clip explains that a function is a specific relation, and determining whether a relation is a function is a skill necessary for knowing what we can graph. Determining whether a relation is a function involves making sure that for every input there is only one output. (3:53)
Ethics in Health Care - "Nurse Sassy"
This lesson introduces the qualities of a health care worker.
Impact of Pandemic Influenza on Public Health
This training examines the path of the avian influenza and examines how it could impact world health.
Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness
This presentation introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health surge capacity, and psychiatric first aid.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Faculty Interviews
In these interviews, JHSPH faculty deliver expert insight into some of the most important public health challenges facing the world today.