This module offers you a multidisciplinary framework within which to explore the key elements of health protection both globally and nationally 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:
Describe the main issues of importance
Plan an investigation in a health protection field
Determine appropriate methods of investigation
Collect, analyse or review data or information in the relevant field
Interpret information and understand its public health significance
Provide recommendations for action
Module Attendance Required
1 block week of teaching
15 - 19 April 2013
One written assignment
Academics involved in the delivery of this module
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