Public Health - International students, 4th year

Last update: 18. 9. 2018

Public health

  1. The important milestones in historical development of medicine and public health
  2. Cultural, social, economic and political factors of health care development after World War II
  3. Health care systems and policies
  4. Measurement of health and disease, chronic disease burden
  5. Theories and practice of the organizational changes of health care systems after World War II
  6. The current problems, reforms and models in the organization and financing of health care systems
  7. Public administration of health care systems
  8. Outcomes measurements and health systems assessment
  9. The scope of Public health
  10. Historical development of public health theory and practice
  11. Research methods of public health
  12. Health and disease determinants
  13. Global health
  14. Health policy
  15. Actors and institutions of public and health policy
  16. International actors in public health development
  17. Current international ideas, controversies and pressures for health care reforms
  18. Law (introductions to law theory, medical and public health law)
  19. Human rights related to health
  20. Research methods of health policy
  21. Outcomes research and evaluation of public health and health policy
  22. Health and economics
  23. Macroeconomic aspects of health care
  24. Microeconomic aspects of health economics
  25. Health promotion, primary prevention (theory and practice)
  26. Public health in the 21st century; challenges
  27. Evidence based medicine and public health, evidence based health policy
  28. Strategic programmes: Health 2020 for Europe, Healthy people 2020 in the USA
  29. Health governance
  30. Health and social care for children with disability
  31. Disability and ageing. Health and social care of elderly
  32. Child abuse and neglect
  33. Children at risk, the convention on the rights of the child
  34. Substitute family care – adoption, foster care, SOS children villages

Preventive medicine

  1. Mental health protection
  2. Cancer risk factors, primary and secondary prevention
  3. The role of nutrition in cardiovascular disease prevention
  4. Smoking - health, social, economical and ecological problem
  5. Smoking cessation methods
  6. The role of fat soluble vitamins in disease prevention
  7. The role of water soluble vitamins in disease prevention
  8. The role of minerals in disease prevention
  9. Involuntary smoking and health
  10. Injury prevention in a community level, injury epidemiology
  11. Physical activity in noncommunicable disease prevention
  12. Alternative nutrition, national diets
  13. Dietary guidelines in health and disease prevention
  14. Health counselling in noncommunicable disease prevention
  15. Senior injury prevention
  16. Child injury prevention
  17. Health determinants, living conditions, environment, lifestyle
  18. Nutritional status assessment
  19. Lifestyle and noncommunicable diseases
  20. New trends in nutrition, functional foods, nutraceuticals
  21. Global environmental problems
  22. Indoor environment
  23. Ionizing radiation
  24. Non-ionizing radiation
  25. Toxic chemicals in the environment
  26. Occupational health and safety
  27. Noise as a health problem
  28. Drinking water
  29. Health risk prevention in school environment
  30. Foodborne disease prevention
  31. Environment and health
  32. Air pollution, health effect, primary and secondary emissions
  33. Soil health risk, solid waste
  34. Food contaminants
  35. Food additives
  36. Water related health risk
  37. International environmental agreements
  38. Global warming
  39. Waste water
  40. Food safety and control

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