PUBLIC HEALTH FUNDAMENTALS PROFESSIONAL
continuing professional development programme

The concept of public health is one of the old and modern concepts. It is a field of science that has been concerned by scientists since ancient times because health is one of the components of life and means the ability to live, work, produce and play the various roles that must be played in various stages of life. Life indicates The concept of public health fundamentals refers to the main aspects of the health of the individual, including the absence of physical and psychological diseases. The concept includes efforts to enhance the capabilities of individuals and provide conditions for a better life. The fundamentals of public health many components, including

  • monitoring diseases and their causes of different kinds,
  • identifying ways of preventing diseases,
  • avoiding diseases of rapid spread,
  • providing various health services through health and therapeutic institutions at different levels,
  • focusing on the role of prevention and awareness of the health concepts and the various factors affecting the physical safety,
  • focusing on disease prevention through the right nutrition with its various components, sports activity, the number of hours of sleep, personal and public hygiene and other many basic habits that maintain levels of public health.

Many institutions contribute to meeting the concepts of the public health of the individual and society, such as the ministries concerned and international institutions, notably the United Nations and health institutions that are concerned with the dissemination of awareness services besides treatment. The media are also effective tools in disseminating and promoting public health concepts that are the basis to sustain communities by keeping their members healthy.

A Public Health Fundamentals Professional program aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • Studying the concept of public health fundamentals and related concepts and their role in achieving the level of health required for the individual.
  • Studying the most important theories in the field of public health and the relationship between health and many other life and economic fields.
  • Studying a number of the most important contemporary trends in the field of public health and the importance of continuous evaluation of efforts in the fields of health work.
  • Studying a range of basic health issues, including epidemiology, the relationship between population and health and public health control systems.
  • Studying the laws of public health, the most important areas of the economy related to health work and ways to achieve the best levels of efficiency in the field of health work.

  • Public health professionals.
  • Sports medicine specialists.
  • Physiotherapists and experts.
  • A health practitioner who seeks to expand his knowledge of health guidance fundamentals.
  • Health and health guidance workers; doctors, nurses, etc.
  • Specialists in the field of guidance and public health.
  • Specialists in psychology and special education.
  • Staff in counselling and guidance committees.
  • Workers at all levels of education and health guidance field.
  • Family doctors.
  • General practitioners, teachers, school principals and psychologists.
  • Supervisors of youth centres and supervisors of care homes (juveniles, nurseries, the elderly)
  • Those wishing to shift from their careers to the health guidance field.

Contents

Theoretical Concepts

  • Nicholas Fulton Art
  • Discussion
  • Case study
  • Conclusion

Modern Public Health

  • Fiona Addison and Allison Thorpe
  • Discussion
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Health Determinants

  • Swim Sengupta
  • Discussion
  • Develop a comprehensive perspective
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health inequalities
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Public Health Theories

  • Anne Bryan
  • Discussion
  • Age of health movement
  • Age of germ theory
  • Age of chronic diseases
  • Current theoretical trends
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Health Inequalities

  • Nicola Claus
  • Discussion
  • Evaluation and planning
  • Causes and Interventions
  • Audit of health inequalities
  • Targeting
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Psychological Concepts of Public Health

  • Dr Andy Lovell
  • Discussion
  • The context of the risk community
  • The emergence of the “new” public health
  • Sociology and its application to health promotion
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Principles of Epidemiology

  • Hamed Abdel Mawla Adetengi
  • Discussion
  • Studies in the field of epidemiology
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Public Health and Population Dynamics

  • Mazundel (Andy) Mahabala and Waleed Al-Ansari
  • Discussion
  • Population dynamics
  • Mechanisms affecting population
  • Population growth and fertility
  • Migration
  • Life expectancy and population growth
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Monitoring Population Groups

  • Hamed Abdel Mawla Adetengi
  • Discussion
  • Monitoring objectives
  • Principles of public health monitoring programs
  • Disease control criteria
  • Publishing monitoring information
  • How useful is monitoring information?
  • How are monitoring programs designed?
  • Case study
  • For more reading

Public Health Law

  • Nicholas Fulton Art
  • Discussion
  • Monitoring
  • Investigation of the disease
  • Control of disease transmission
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Develop the Leadership Skills of GPs in Public Health

  • Francis Wilson and Kim Grintge
  • The main points
  • Discussion
  • Case study – Use of leadership awareness model
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Social Marketing

  • Allison Thorpe, Ruita Merritt, Clive Blair, Stevens and Jeff French
  • Discussion
  • Key features – National Reference Standards
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Health Economics

  • Hamed Abdel Mawla Adetengi
  • Discussion
  • Types of options
  • Competency in health care
  • Cost concept
  • Measure results
  • Case study
  • For more reading

Sustainable Development and Public Health

  • Mazundel (Andy) Mahabala and Pieti Lizamo
  • Discussion
  • National sustainable development strategies
  • Sustainable development, health and public health
  • Case study – economic growth in South Africa
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Health Literacy: A Public Health Perspective

  • Mike Hora and Mazondel (Andy) Mahabala
  • Discussion
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Public Health and the Media

  • Pat Clarke
  • Discussion
  • Opportunities and challenges facing the media
  • Ethics and the media
  • The conflict between the agenda of public health and the agenda of the media
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Local Strategies for Public Health Implementation

  • Graham Holroyd
  • Partnerships for the implementation of public health policies
  • Cooperative action
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Public Health Ethics

  • Jill McCarthy
  • Discussion
  • Ethics of the profession
  • Applied Ethics
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Social exclusion and stigmatisation

  • Elizabeth Mason and Whitehead
  • Discussion
  • Stigma and social exclusion in the context
  • Stigma classification
  • Understanding stigma from the perspective of emotional psychology
  • Social integration
  • Case study
  • Conclusion
  • For more reading

Weakness

  • Jean Hardy and Tina Barroz
  • Discussion
  • Internal and external factors
  • Weakness as a continuum of the life cycle
  • Weakness within the concept of risk
  • Case study
  • How weakness increases public health issues for some individuals
  • Conclusion



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