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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:November, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Approximately 35 contact hours as a block over 6 days. |
Total Time Commitment: Students will be expected to undertake additional study (i.e. outside the stated contact hours) of at least two hours for each hour of contact 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
CoordinatorDr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
School of Population Health
This subject provides an overview and practical guidelines to address international child health issues, including acute respiratory illness, diarrhoea diseases, peri natal conditions, nutritional deficiencies, and communicable diseases. These issues will be presented from the perspective of public health practice in a range of countries. The subject will highlight the lifecycle approach and association with other stages of development, particularly the health of the mother and the role of family and community practices.
|Objectives:||On completion, students should be able to |
A group work presentation during the teaching period (20%), one take-home exam on the last day of the subject (30%), and one essay of up to 3,000 words (50%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Students will be given a set of readings at the commencement of the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health.
Subject Quota: 35
Master of Development Studies(CWT) |
Master of Public Health
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