Introduction to Public Health


History to the public health is a review of accomplishments and errors of health care. The critical analysis of the past events allows for accelerating the improvement of health. The restructuring of the health services necessitates the tracing of health problem through their historical development. It is therefore imperative that candidates be equipped with the knowledge of the establishment of modern health care and the understanding of current debate and thinking.

This course is designed to fill the gaps in the knowledge and skills for the health practitioners in the field of public health, and to enhance critical thinking on various public health challenges along with the exploration of different public health approaches and models. It covers important topics like public health ethics, global health and health security

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate a range of public health definitions and their relative advantages
  2. Explain the phases in the development of this discipline and make a difference between traditional and new public health
  3. Assess the benefit of a framework for essential public health functions
  4. Recognize the basic fields of public health research together with quantitative and qualitative methods used in the investigation of public health problems
  5. Analyze the comprehensive system of public health within the current threats and challenges at national and regional level
  1. Introduction to Public Health.
  2. Global Health and Health Security.
  3. International Health Regulations.
  4. Health Services.
  5. Scientific Research.
  6. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  7. Universal Health Coverage Introduction and Path Toward UHC Session.
  8. Assessment of Populations Health.
Duration: 30 Learning Hours
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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.

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