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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is delivered in partnership with the Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP), Jamkhed India. It is a 3-week residential course in India that includes lectures, small group activities and field trips (approximately 80+ contact hours). |
Total Time Commitment: Students will be expected to spend at least 30 hours in non-contact study for this subject.
|Prerequisites:||None, although students who have already completed 505-957 Primary Health Care in Developing World should not enrol in this subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAustralian International Health Inst.
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject will provide students with the opportunity to learn about primary health care within the context of a primary health program in a low income setting in India. Students will learn about the principles of health policy development and program management of communities in developing countries. An overview of the history, principles and practice of primary health care in developing countries, as well as the key elements and practical applications of project design, implementation and evaluation will be provided. Students will have opportunities to observe a world-renowned primary health care program including field visits with village health workers, learning with men's and women's groups and observation of village health worker training.
|Assessment:||Participation forms 20% of the overall mark, and students will be required to develop and present a project proposal to address a particular health setting Written 1000 word reflection completed while at Jamkhed, that addresses an aspect of CRHP's program (20%).Individual assessment task, either an essay or small project proposal, of 3,000-words (60%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A book of readings and a CD of resources will be provided.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health.
Subject Coordinator: Dr Alison Morgan 8344 9138Special Note: This is a quota subject with limited places available. Students must contact the Subject Coordinator (Dr Alison Morgan) directly for approval to enrol. Students are responsible for the cost of airfares, visas and insurance and to pay AIHI, prior to travel, the additional costs of field trips, accommodation and food at Jamkhed (contact AIHI for details: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 8344 0914).
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