Principles of Public Health
Principles of Public Health and Health Promotion 2023-24
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 1
This module explores the foundations of public health and health promotion. Course content includes:
Principles relating to health, health education, health promotion and public health policy and practice.
Approaches to health education, health promotion and public health.
Public involvement and empowerment.
Public health surveillance.
Social marketing and communication.
Needs and processes of health needs assessment.
Political and ethical issues relating to health education, health promotion, and public health.
- Engage critically with key ethical and political issues related to Public Health.
- Highlight and critically understand the most prominent theories and models of public health, health promotion and health education.
- Identify and appraise local, national and international health promotion and public health strategies, programmes, health directives and health initiatives.
- Illustrate and discuss the concepts of health, health education, health promotion and public health.