Courses Offered in 2016-2017
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Health Promotion & Social Behavior Courses
The course provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of health and social behavior that frame public health promotion programmes. Students will learn about the process of creating and implementing health promotion programmes in the community using internationally accepted best practices. Case studies and guest speakers will highlight the concepts taught.
This course introduces the principles of developing health programmes in the community using established health promotion principles and theories combined with discussion of practical aspects of programme implementation
This course follows the principles presented in HPSB5003 by introducing the processes by which health programmes are evaluated and monitored for optimal performance. The course will guide students through the process of evaluation commonly used in community health settings. (Pre-requisite: HSOC/ HPSB5001, HPSB5002 is strongly recommended)
This module aims to integrate health promotion with the creation and development of health messages. The module will cover the theories related to interpersonal and public health communications, principles and techniques for designing and disseminating effective health messages, plus class activities facilitating applications of the knowledge in real-life health settings.
The course provides an opportunity to students to understand issues of health care in society from sociological perspectives. Concerning health and illness, other than the pathological elements, the sick person is inevitably affected by a wide range of social variables and personal behavior. The macroscopic and microscopic perspectives in understanding the issues of health and illness in context are important in the course of service delivery and policy making. (Pre-requisite: HPSB5001 or HSOC5001)
This course introduces to students how non-communicable diseases (NCDs) become a major public health concern in the past decades, the trend of common NCDs, and prevention strategies. (Pre-requisite: HPSB5001 or HSOC5001)