Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Partial Block (Sem 1) or Block (Sem 2)
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 28 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| Students completing the following subject are not permitted to enrol in POPH90131: |
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website.
Dr Chris Morgan,
Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health
Centre for International Health
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||This subject will cover the principles and practice of primary health care (PHC) in resource-poor settings, including: history, principles and key elements of PHC developmental contexts, community health workers and local health systems, PHC approaches to disease control, trends in international development for health, global agencies in health, PHC and local health systems, and current demographic and epidemiological trends affecting PHC. A field visit to PHC sites in Melbourne is included during Semester One. |
|Objectives:||On completing this subject, students should be able to: |
Group presentation (15%), Individual reflection (500 words) on group presentation (15%) and a 3,000-4,000-word essay (70%) due in week 11 for semester 1 and week 9 for semester 2.
|Prescribed Texts:||A book of readings will be provided.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Health |
Global Health |
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