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  • Alcohol Problems: A Health Promotion Approach Module Guide 

    Rendall-Mkosi, K. (Kirstie); Alexander, L. (Lucy); Matshanda, N. (Nandipha) (University of the Western Cape, 2013-06)
    The module will help you to develop an understanding of the various consequences of alcohol abuse and of the research processes used to measure this. The rest of the module will provide you with approaches to preventing ...

  • Embryology of the Head and Neck 

    Chetty, M. (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This series of four videos feature diagrammatic representation of the development of the head and neck region of the human embryo.

  • Epidemiology and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases 

    Tsolekile, L. (Lungiswa); Puoane, T. (Thandi); Igumbor, E. (Ehi) (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This module is designed to develop sound understanding of epidemiological concepts and principles and practical skills required for decision making and programme development aimed at primary prevention of chronic diseases ...

  • Health Management II 

    Venter, W. (Wendy); Shaw, V. (Vincent); Alexander, L. (Lucy) (University of the Western Cape, 2002)
    This course contains 5 units, and covers three key management areas: change management, planning and resource management. The concept of change is a recurrent theme across the module. A second underlying theme is that ...

  • Health Promotion for Public Health II 

    Stern, R. (Ruth); Tilford, S. (Sylvia) (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This module was created to help prepare individuals in the fields of health and welfare to gain an understanding of the concepts and practice of Health Promotion. We hope that you will find the materials relevant to your ...

  • Health Promotion I 

    Schaay, N. (Nikki); Clifford, M. (Marian); Stern, R. (Ruth) (University of the Western Cape, 2002)
    This course covers four main areas, aimed at providing you with an insight into the concepts, history and applications of Health Promotion. The first section provides an introduction to the concepts of both health and ...

  • Introduction to Health Workforce Development 

    Lehmann, U. (Uta) (University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    Health Workforce Development or Human Resource Development (HRD) is concerned with heart and brain and engine of any health system: the people staffing the system. Yet, it is only very recently that international organisations ...

  • Management Strategies for Public Health Services II 

    Schneider, H. (Helen); Birkett, J. (Jenny); Alexander, L. (Lucy) (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    The module first considers the vital role of leadership and management in health systems and then covers three key management areas: managing change in the workplace, people management and resource management. Through ...

  • Managing Human Resources for Health 

    Lehmann, U. (Uta) (University of the Western Cape, 2003)
    Human resource management is one of the key functions within the broader scope of human resource development. If you are or want to become a manager in the health services, you will in all likelihood have some responsibility ...

  • Measuring Health & Disease I: Introduction to Epidemiology 

    Myburgh, N. (Neil); Jackson, D. (Debra) (University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. It was ...

  • Measuring Health & Disease II: Intermediate Epidemiology 

    Jackson, D. (Debra); Myburgh, N. (Neil); Alexander, L. (Lucy) (University of the Western Cape, 2000)
    This course was designed to meet the growing need for an applied course in the measurement of a variety of health indicators and outcomes. Whether you manage a health programme, a health facility, or simply have to interpret ...

  • Micronutrient Malnutrition 

    Kunneke, E. (Ernie); Swart, R. (Rina); Alexander, L. (Lucy) (University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    There are three units in the module: the first one equips you with technical information about micronutrients – their characteristics and effects. This information may be fairly familiar to those of you with a nutrition ...

  • Monitoring and Evaluation for Health Services Improvement I 

    Puoane, T. (Thandi) (University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    In this course, we introduce monitoring and evaluation in the context of health intervention programmes. The module will cover a wide range of the basics in monitoring and evaluation. Units 1, 2 and 3 will cover the basic ...

  • Public Health Nutrition: Policy and Programming 

    Swart, R. (Rina); Chopra, M. (Mickey); Sanders, D. (David) (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This course is designed to guide you through different countries’ experiences in nutrition programmes and policies. We will try and look critically at the various aspects of programming and the relationship between the ...

  • Public Health Research 

    van Wyk, B. (Brian); Birkett, J. (Jenny) (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This course was designed to meet the growing need for an applied course in the design of focused research, which could address the questions which arise within the broad field of Public Health. This module sets out to ...

  • Understanding and Analyzing Health Policy 

    Lehmann, U. (Uta) (University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    This module is based on a course first developed at the Centre for Health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand, and has been adapted and taught by several academic institutions across Africa since. Health policy analysis ...