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Community Health is an undergraduate course of Modibbo Adama University of Technology.. The course introduces the interdisciplinary and collaborative health care practices in local, regional, national, and global environments. It explores world health issues and policies by examining selected threats to health within a specified population. Undergraduates will validate the global interconnectedness of humanity, and investigate the effect of economic globalization on health issues. It elaborates on issues such as global warming, cross border pollution, the spread of infectious diseases and other health threats of global scale. The course also introduces students to the theories of health promotion, health behavioural change, community health research, biostatistics, and health education, and their application to real life cases.
Graduates of Community Health plan, implement, and evaluate health programs to improve the health of vulnerable and diverse groups through organized community efforts. They work with international health organisations, government, health agencies, hospitals, and non-profits to provide community-based health care. The course will introduce you to the strategies to deploy for such, and equip you with requisite skills for efficient patient-care.
By completing the course, you would have acquired the skills to effectively plan, develop, implement and evaluate community health education and delivery programs, in a variety of community health settings.
How This Course Will Benefit Your Career
The degree programme will enable you to learn the skills to do the following:
- Identify the methods and tools of public health data collection, and understand why evidence-based approaches are an essential part of public health practice;
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic processes, approaches, and interventions that identify and address the major health-related needs and concerns of populations;
- Identify the socio-economic, behavioral, biological, environmental, and other factors that impact human health and contribute to health disparities;
- Apply the principles of project implementation, including planning, assessment, and evaluation in organizational and community initiatives.
At the completion of the course, you will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health.
What jobs will I qualify for?
- Health Informatics Specialist
- Healthcare Administrator
- Community Health Manager
- Health and Safety Engineer