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dc.contributor.authorKarkee, R.
dc.contributor.authorComfort, J.
dc.contributor.authorAlfonso, Helman
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T15:12:33Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T15:12:33Z
dc.date.created2015-12-13T20:00:14Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.date.submitted2015-12-14
dc.identifier.citationKarkee, R. and Comfort, J. and Alfonso, H. 2015. Defining and Developing a Global Public Health Course for Public Health Graduates.. Front Public Health. 3.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/44173
dc.identifier.doi10.3389/fpubh.2015.00166
dc.description.abstract

Global public health is increasingly being seen as a speciality field within the university education of public health. However, the exact meaning of global public health is still unclear, resulting in varied curricula and teaching units among universities. The contextual differences between high- and low- and middle-income countries, and the process of globalization need to be taken into account while developing any global public health course. Global public health and public health are not separable and global public health often appears as an extension of public health in the era of globalization and interdependence. Though global public health is readily understood as health of global population, it is mainly practiced as health problems and their solutions set within low- and middle-income countries. Additional specialist competencies relevant to the context of low- and middle-income countries are needed to work in this field. Although there can be a long list of competencies relevant to this broad topic, available literature suggests that knowledge and skills related with ethics and vulnerable groups/issues; globalization and its impact on health; disease burden; culture, society, and politics; and management are important.

dc.titleDefining and Developing a Global Public Health Course for Public Health Graduates.
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.dateSubmitted2015-12-14
dcterms.source.volume3
dcterms.source.titleFront Public Health
curtin.digitool.pid235337
curtin.pubStatusPublished
curtin.refereedTRUE
curtin.departmentEpidemiology and Biostatistics
curtin.identifier.scriptidPUB-HEA-SPH-HA-27414
curtin.identifier.elementsidELEMENTS-94926
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