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Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health - SEXH5414

Year - 2018

This unit of study is a combination of three (3), two (2) credit point units (SEXH5008, SEXH5418 and SEXH5419) and deals with public helath aspects of sexual and reproductive health (SRH), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV. This unit addresses sexuality, sex education, HIV/AIDS and STIs, unintended pregnancies, access to SRH services, maternal mortality, sexual violence, sexual and reproductive rights and discrimination/stigmatisation of vulnerable populations. Aspects of HIV/STIs and reproductive health will be discussed in the context of the UN's Sustainable Development Golas (SDGs) focusing on SDG 3 on health and SDG 5 on gender equality and women's and girls' empowerment. The unit further explores the epidemiological, societal and population aspects of SRH, STIs and HIV. Surveillance strategies, policy development and legislative responses will be discussed, with regards to the potential public health consequences. Emphasis will be placed on the delivery of effective prevention and management strategies.

Classes
2-4 hours of lectures per week, which can be taken either face-to-face or online. International students including Australian Awards Scholarship students must enrol into the face-to-face version

Assessment
Written assignments (70%); Online quizzes (20%); Discussion board participation (10%)

Prohibitions

SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Shailendra Sawleshwarkar, Associate Professor Kirsten Black, Dr Michael Walsh
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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