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The Child Public Health subject introduces participants from a wide range of disciplines, to aspects and influences on child public health from an Australian perspective. The program provides an overview of the factors that influence the health, development and well-being of children and the implications of these factors on the life course. The subject also explores a range of contemporary child public health issues and provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of child public health issues. Lectures are presented by a range of experienced child public health researchers, academics, practitioners and policy-makers.
Intended learning outcomes
The subject is designed to enable students to:
- Develop an understanding of factors that influence the health, development and well-being of children and the implications of these factors on life course.
- Understand the principles involved in a public health approach to the health and wellbeing of children, through the exploration of examples of contemporary child public health issues and practice.
- Critically analyse different approaches to contemporary child public health issues.
Last updated: 2 December 2019