|1.||Evaluate theoretical frameworks which explain the influence of society and culture on health and access to health care and defend their application in known and unknown scenarios;|
|2.||Critically appraise efforts to address health inequalities through public health policies and programs, taking into account sociological and anthropological perspectives;|
|3.||Appropriately apply and justify the use of the varying terms relating to cultural perspectives, that inform public health practice directed at addressing health inequalities in diverse populations; and|
|4.||Propose effective communication strategies, using concepts from health communication, for public health practitioners working with social groups in diverse cultures.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|Other||Two blogs (or other selected new media contribution) contemporary public health issues (500 words each)||20%|
|Case Study||Case study on specific health inequality (2000 words)||40%|
|Presentation||Poster and presentation (10 minutes plus questions) on cultural competence and communication||40%|
|Other||Contribution to a discussion board on concepts on issues currently in media that impact beliefs, attitudes and behaviours around health (500 words)||10%|
|Case Study||Case study on specific health inequality (2500 words)||50%|
|Essay||Essay on cultural competence (2000 words)||40%|
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