You are here

Public and Community Health

Public Health Emergency Planning and Management for Districts

Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance.

Addressing Diarrhea Through Public Health Action: The Case of an Informal Settlement in Sub-Saharan Africa

The case concerns an informal settlement with a high prevalence of diarrheal disease in sub-Saharan Africa, and the factors that feed into this situation.

Public Health Nutrition: Policy and Programming

This module aims to equip MPH students to critically analyse, identify and plan successful nutrition programmes.

Health Promotion I Module Guide

The module covers four main areas, aimed at providing an insight into the concepts, history and applications of Health Promotion.

Micronutrient Malnutrition Module Guide

This module, aims to equip Public Health professionals with sufficient knowledge of micronutrients to recognise and address the problem of micronutrient deficiency at a community and population level.

The Revolving Door: Child Malnutrition in Mount Frere, Eastern Cape South Africa: Case Study

This case study focuses on the multiple factors which feed into under 5 malnutrition (including the social determinants of disease). It is set in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa in 2002.

Health Management II Module Guide

Health Management is considered an important skill area for Public Health professionals. The module covers three key management areas: change management, planning and resource management.

Alcohol Problems: A Health Promotion Approach Module Guide

This module explores strategies for a population wide (Public health) approach to alcohol problems rather than an individual approach. It

Digital Professionalism

A new initiative teaching first year health science students about their online identity has proven valuable. The importance of communication skills and respect for others through social media is identified and explained.

Disability and Social Change A South African Agenda

This text can be used to support students in disability studies. This powerful volume represents the broadest engagement with disability issues in South Africa yet.