Core Course 4: Public Health Solutions: Systems, Policy and Advocacy
- Discuss the science of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in population health, including health promotion, screening, etc.
- Interpret results of data analysis for public health research, policy or practice.
- Compare the organization, structure and function of health care, public health and regulatory systems across national and international settings.
- Assess population needs, assets and capacities that affect communities’ health.
- Apply awareness of cultural values and practices to the design or implementation of public health policies or programs.
- Discuss multiple dimensions of the policy-making process, including the roles of ethics and evidence.
- Advocate for political, social or economic policies and programs that will improve health in diverse populations.
- Select communication strategies for different audiences and sectors.
- Apply systems thinking tools to a public health issue.