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Public health deals with the health of the community and aims to prevent diseases through organised actions, information resources and education efforts. It deals with physical and mental health, social well-being improvement, particularly in these areas such as waste disposal, water supply, food safety or water pollution. Public health degrees cover multidisciplinary approaches teaching biostatistics, health services and epidemiology. It also deals with these sub-fields: community health, behavioural health, health of economics, occupational health public policy and environmental health.

Graduates of Bachelors and Masters in public health will acquire skills that involve management for different strategies like: strategies for health promotion and protection, strategies for disease prevention and more. Students have to be able to realize a complete analysis regarding a public health issue, they have to know to make proper recommendations for a public health policy or a public health program development.

Career paths after graduating Public Health discipline include: health department administration, public nursing, public health communication, public health planning, emergency coordination, epidemiology, pharmaceuticals, and others.

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Short Course Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health

Each year the Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam provides hundreds of students, researchers and health professionals with the opportunity to boost their scientific careers. It is a specialized event that offers three weeks of á la carte research training in quantitative medical and health research.

Netherlands
Certificate Health Administration

The University Diploma in Health Administration at Athabasca University is offered by individualized study and where feasible, by grouped study (classroom and video conference delivery), in collaboration community colleges.

Canada
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The ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management at the London School of International Business is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 3rd year of a degree that will enable students who achieve the ATHE Level 4 and 5 Extended Diplomas in Healthcare Management to progress to a BA(Hons) top-up in Healthcare Management.

United Kingdom