History of Public Health
Examines the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective.
Social and Behavioral Foundations of Primary Health Care
Aims at providing you with the knowledge and skills needed to diagnose (understand) community, individual, and organizational behaviors and change processes in developing countries and in cross-cultural settings as a foundation for planning culturally appropriate primary health care (PHC) in the context of the ecological model of health behavior.
Presents major nutritional problems that influence the health, survival and developmental capacity of populations in developing societies.
Confronting the Burden of Injuries
Guides students interested in working on injury control in areas with little or no tradition in injury prevention from a public health perspective.
Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers
This course in Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers identifies the role of training and continuing education as an important component of health service and personnel management.
Ethical Issues in Public Health
Focuses on ethical theory and current ethical issues in public health and health policy, including resource allocation, the use of summary measures of health, the right to health care and conflicts between autonomy and health promotion efforts.
Adolescent Health and Development
Uses lectures, readings, discussion and panels of guest speakers to explore a variety of aspects of adolescence and adolescent health.
Une approche pro-pédagogique du diagnostic cognitif dans les STI: conception, formalisation, et imp
In an Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS), issues related to the design and the implementation of the cognitive diagnosis (DC) of learner's behavior is addressed intuitively according to the specific goals of this STI. From a purely operational viewpoint, this approach is not really bad since the STIs arising from it, "work". However, when it comes to give to DC a pedagogical dimension in the human tutors, a look into perspective on more fundamental considerations promotes reflection in this direc
Water Sanitation Needs in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
Presents a historical overview of the influence of water and sanitation on human health; types of water and sanitation facilities and equipment presently available and particularly suited to refugee populations displaced by war, famine, drought, and economic turmoil; and methodologies for assessing and quantifying water and sanitation needs.
Presents issues related to malaria as a major public health problem.
Food Production, Public Health, and the Environment
Provides an understanding of the complex and challenging public health issue of food security and in a world where one billion people are under-nourished while another billion are overweight.
Personal Preparedness Planning For Public Health Workers
Public health workers need to understand and implement basic concepts of personal preparedness planning so that they can function effectively as public health emergency responders in a post-9/11 world.
Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness
Introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health surge capacity, and psychiatric first aid.
Impact of Pandemic Influenza on Public Health
Examines the path of the avian influenza and examines how it could impact world health.
Improving Understanding and Collaboration Among First Responders
This unique training addresses the institutional culture of five responder groups: law enforcement, EMS, fire, public health, and private security in an attempt at fostering understanding among these groups.
Managed Care and Health Insurance
Presents an overview of major issues related to the design, function, management, regulation, and evaluation of health insurance and managed care plans.
The workshop is intended for Doctoral students in the health and social sciences who are at the stage of developing a research proposal.
Introduction to Methods for Health Service Research and Evaluation
Introduction to Methods for Health Services Research and Evaluation provides an introduction to basic methods for undertaking research and program evaluation within health services organizations and systems.
Health Issues for Aging Populations
Introduces the study of aging, its implications for individuals, families, and society, and the background for health policy related to older persons.
Introduction to Health Policy
Introduces the material covered in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Focuses on four substantive areas that form the analytic basis for many of the issues in Health Policy and Management.