Introducing public health
Learn about key elements of public health and health promotion in this free course. Understand the scope and global context of public health, and gain knowledge on determinants of health, roles of agencies, and debates in promoting public health.
This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public health and health promotion. It considers the scope and focus of public health and how it is subject to change and located within the wider global context.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Demonstrate some knowledge and understanding of the wider determinants of health and ill-health
Demonstrate some knowledge and understanding of the roles of people and agencies who undertake work in the promotion of public health
Demonstrate an awareness of the debates and dilemmas that may arise from the promotion of public health.