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Public Health

Public health is an evidence-informed discipline that considers health from the perspective of communities, from the neighbourhood level to national and international communities. This specialization focuses on maintaining and improving health from the perspective of disease prevention and health promotion.

You will learn about:

  • Determinants of health and illness
  • Disease and injury prevention
  • Factors that influence the delivery and use of health services
  • Health protection
  • Health status of populations
  • Inequities in health
  • Strategies for health promotion
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