- Overview of International health
- Patterns of disease and health in developed countries
- Resurgent and emergent diseases
- Health impact of globalisation and climate change
- The background and context of primary health care
- Models of health and illness
- Health program policy, planning and evaluation
- Health and development
- The socio-cultural context of health and illness
- The economics of health care
- Health and community development
- Community participation
- Health workers
- Common, major health problems
- The HIV/AIDS epidemic
- Immunisation, family planning & reproductive health
- Resources and Links
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Overview of international health, patterns of disease and health in developed and developing countries, resurgent and emergent diseases and the health impact of globalisation, climate change and militarism. Background and context of primary health care, health program policy, health and development, the sociocultural context of health and illness, the economics of health care, and health, community development and community participation. Common major health problems (diarrhoea, acute respiratory infections, malnutrition, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS epidemic), family planning and reproductive health.
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