Public Health

Short Term Certificate Courses in Public Health include Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Public Health Administration and related programs. Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals. Texila eLearning renders you an opportunity to explore the public health programs in depth in a shorter duration ranging from few months to a year.

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  • Research Methodology

    Certificate in Advanced Research Methodology

    • Describe the scientific method applied to research in public health practice.
    • Identify the research problem and define objectives. Describe the relevance of the issue chosen for research through a good literature review.
    • Identify an appropriate study design and apply it to produce valid results.
    • Describe and interpret the present results effectively to fellow scientists and investigators, policy-makers and administrators, and the public.
    • Demonstrate the proposal writing to funding agencies for grant of funds. Be responsive to ethical issues and safeguard the interest of all stakeholders.
  • Applied Biostatistics

    Certificate in Applied Biostatistics

    • Classify the variables into nominal, ordinal, discrete and continuous.
    • Describe basic concepts of probability, random variation and commonly used statistical probability distributions.
    • Interpret the descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, correlation coefficient and regression from a given data
    • Apply descriptive and inferential methodologies according to the type of study design for answering a particular research question.
    • Perform descriptive and inferential statistics from a given data using statistical software
  • Biostatistics

    Certificate in Biostatistics

    • Impart knowledge about the basic concept of biostatistics
    • Recognise different types of data and present them in suitable graphs and diagrams
    • Explain and apply the statistical methods in biomedical and public health research
    • Explain written and oral presentations based on statistical analyses
    • Interpret results acquired from statistical analysis
    • Discuss the designing of statistical models and experiments
  • Environmental Health

    Certificate in Environmental Health

    • Introduce the concepts of health, disease, environment, behaviour, and risk
    • Describe major environmental hazards
    • Describe major occupational health hazards
    • Discuss the determinants of the safety of the domestic environment
    • Explain the Applied aspects of environmental and occupational health
  • epidemiology

    Certificate in Epidemiology

    • Understand the study of aetiology, natural history, and cause of disease.
    • Determine the frequency and pattern of disease in a population.
    • Design, conduct, analyze and interpret the results of epidemiological study.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of preventative and therapeutic measures for the disease.
    • Determine the different concepts of epidemiology and their application.
  • Global-health

    Certificate in Global Health and Disaster Management

    • Explain global health’s core issues and challenges, including gender and human rights implications.
    • Promote and lead global health work based on research evidence and data from relevant health fields.
    • Use various strategies to address and manage the global issues related to infectious diseases and chronic diseases and of emergency at local, national and international levels.
    • Identify global health actors at local, national and international levels.
  • health-financing

    Certificate in Health Economics and Health Financing

    • Discuss principles of economics that are applicable in health system financing
    • Describe factors and their functions in the healthcare market, including cost and effectiveness of healthcare
    • Demonstrate different components of healthcare services, schemes and industries attached to it
    • Discuss the components of health financing, strengths and weaknesses of a country’s structure and functioning of health financing
  • Introduction to Public Health

    Certificate in Introduction to Public Health Practice

    • Define health and its determinants in the context of public health
    • Describe the mission, core functions of public health and the public health system and the strategies and approaches of public health practice
    • Discuss the tools that used to measure population health
    • Discuss the components of the public health infrastructure, the role of law and ethics, and the legal system that must be in place in order to achieve public health goals
  • Maternal Child Health

    Certificate in Maternal Child Health

    • Describe the historical background and contemporary trends of maternal and child health.
    • Understand the basic terms and definitions of indicators.
    • Identify common causes of mortality and morbidity among women and children and discuss maternally and child health issues and interventions
    • Illustrate the MCH status and intervention efforts of the Government of Zambia
    • Identify low-cost, effective community-based approaches to the intervention of MCH issues.