This unit deals with a range of public health aspects of reproductive and maternal health including unintended pregnancies, maternal morbidity and mortality, sexual violence, sexual and reproductive rights and access to sexual and reproductive health services. Emphasis will be placed on the delivery of effective prevention and management strategies. Aspects of reproductive health will be discussed in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focussing on SDG 3 on health and SDG 5 on gender equality and womens and girls empowerment.
2 hours of lectures per week, half semester, which can be taken either face-to-face or online. international students including Australia Awards Scholarship students must enrol into the face-to-face version.
Written assignment (70%); Online quiz (20%); Online discussions (10%)