Women's and Children's Health (MIPH5115)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to give students an overview of the health status of women and children in international settings. It also aims to examine causes of major health problems and possible approaches to improving the health of women and children in resource-poor countries. The unit covers a variety of issues in women's and children's health, including approaches to prevention of maternal and fetal, neonatal and child mortality, poverty, mother to child HIV transmission, women and violence, family planning, diarrhoeal disease, pneumonia, and vaccine preventable diseases.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Health Communication
- Graduate Diploma in Health Communication
- Graduate Diploma in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
- Graduate Diploma in Public Health
- Graduate Diploma in Qualitative Health Research
- Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
- Master of Health Communication
- Master of International Public Health
- Master of Medicine (Advanced) (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
- Master of Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
- Master of Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health) and Master of Philosophy
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Public Health (Professional Practice)
- Master of Qualitative Health Research
- Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
- Master of Science in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
- Master of Science in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health) and Master of Philosophy
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture per week for 10 weeks, 1x1hr tutorial per week for 9 weeks; also offered fully online
1x2000 word individual assignment, (50%), 1x group report (30%), tutorial participation (20%)
Readings are available on the unit's eLearning site.
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.