International Health Protection
This module offers you a multidisciplinary framework within which to explore the key elements of health protection globally including the role of surveillance and monitoring in the identification and reduction of hazards to health such as communicable diseases, chemical and environmental hazards and poisons. Using examples from well-documented public health incidents, the module will take into account the social, political and economic contexts in which they occurred.
By the end of the module you should be able to:
1. Describe the main issues of importance
2. Plan an investigation in a health protection field
3. Determine appropriate methods of investigation
4. Collect, analyse or review data or information in the relevant field
5. Interpret information and understand its public health significance
6. Provide recommendations for action
Module Attendance Required
1 block week
2014-15: 8 to 12 June 2015
One written assignment plus group presentation
Dr Naveed Syed
Stand Alone Course
This module can be taken as a standalone course. It can be assessed or non assessed. To apply, please contact the Programme Coordinator on 0121 414 7577 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received a minimum of one month before the start date of the module. For further information on fees or entry requirements, please contact the Programme Administrator.