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Principles Of Community Health And Epidemiology

COURSE CODE: MPP 1112
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

6.   Detailed Course Content

 

6.1 Principles of statistics: Outline of statistical principles, relevance of biostatistics in health professional training, practice and research (2 LH)

Part 1: Principles of Community Health

 

6.2 General  Principles  of  Community  Health:  Introduction  and  basic  definitions, Outline of community health principles (1 LH)

6.3 Interpretations and applications in biomedical sciences (1 LH)

 

6.4 Demography Including Determinants and Consequences of Population Growth;

 

Introduction   and   definition   of   basic   terms,   Outline   of   demographic   principles,


Description of population growth consequences and Interpretations and applications (2

 

LH)

 

6.5 Measurement of  Health  and  Counting  of  Disease;  Introductions,  Principles  of health measurement and disease counting and Interpretations and applications (1 LH)

6.6 Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, including the Concept and Pillars of Primary Health Care (PHC); Introduction and basic definitions, Principles of disease prevention and health promotion, Explanation of health care pillars and concepts and Interpretations and applications. (2 LH)

6.7 Environmental  Sanitation;  Introduction,  Principles

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