MPH 530 Community Health Sciences

Community-based health interventions are a major public health strategy for promoting population health.   This   course   provides   an   introduction   to   the foundations   of   community-based health interventions and the factors influencing their design, implementation, evaluation, and outcomes. Using social ecological   and   community-based   participatory   frameworks,   key principles   and   strategies underlying community-based health interventions are examined. Successful community-based strategies for addressing various public health issues are assessed. Challenges to  implementing,  evaluating  and sustaining  successful  community-based  health interventions,  and  implications  for  promoting  health equity are discussed.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

Offered

F, Sp, Su