HS101 - Introduction to Public Health
This course is an introductory course to the discipline of public health, the areas of emphasis
include: what is public health, the analytical methods used in public health, areas of biomedical
issues in public health including: infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), along
with the social and behavioral factors that impact health, and current issues in environmental
health, climate change and bioterrorism, as well as the role of global health, the WHO and SDGs
goals and achievements.