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.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture per week for 10 weeks, 1x1hr tutorial per week for 9 weeks. Also offered fully online.

Assessment

1x2000 word individual assignment, (50%), 1x 2000 word group assignment (30%), tutorial participation (20%)

Textbooks

Readings are available on the unit's eLearning site.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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