Theory and Practice of Public Health
Prof. dr. Siswanto Agus Wilopo, S.U., M.Sc., Sc.D.
This course is an overview of public health as a scientific discipline. The emergence and milestone of conceptual theories and practices of public health are discussed with real cases relevant to developing countries. Methods of the delivery of topics covered in the course include lectures, and home works or assignments. The learning objectives of the course are: (1) to develop an understanding of health problems of communities and how to cope with them; (2) to understand the process of change, to define where we came from, and to try to understand where we are going; (3) to describe, analyze, prescribe, and justify interventions to protect and improve the health of populations and of individuals and monitor the outcomes of interventions; (4) to describes communicable diseases and programs for their prevention, control, elimination, and eradication; (5) to understand health in the family context; (6) to understand quality health care for all as a basic principle.
|1.||A History of Public Health|
|2.||Expanding the Concept of Public Health|
|3.||Measuring and Evaluating the Health of a Population|
|5.||Non communicable Conditions|
|7.||Special Community Health Needs|
|8.||Nutrition and Food Safety|
|9.||Environmental and Occupational Health|
|10.||Organization of Public Health Systems|
|11.||Measuring Costs: The Economics of Health|
|12.||Planning and Managing Health Systems|
|13.||National Health Systems|