Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:October, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Subject Dates: 25 - 26 October 2012 & 29 October - 1 November 2012
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.
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|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.
CoordinatorMs Mia Urbano
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Alan Gilbert Building
Level 4, 161 Barry Street
Tel: +61 3 8344 9138 / 8344 0912
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
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.
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 and due 10 days later (30%), and one essay of up to 3,000 words due five weeks after the completion of the subject (50%).
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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|
Master of Development Studies (Gender & Development) |
Master of Development Studies(CWT)
Master of Public Health
Global Health |
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