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This subject is a compulsory subject within the Master of Public Health. It lays the foundation for the degree and provides an orientation to the field of public health. It provides a critical overview of public health's historical development, conceptual underpinnings and practice in the following domains: History and distinguishing features of public health and population health, Determinants of the health of individuals, groups and populations, Strategies and Systems, and Achievements and challenges.
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• One short critical analysis- 1000 words (20%)
• One multiple choice test- 50 minutes (20%)
• Essay- 3000 words (60%)