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Module Code: DPH204
Module Title: The Practice of Public Health II: Health Education
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Health and Environmental Science
Pre-requisites: DPH108
This module aims to provide students with the foundational skill sets for public health promotion and disease prevention.
Learning outcomes 
A Analyse basic concepts and principles of health education and health promotion.

B Differentiate and employ various teaching strategies in health education.

C Appraise health behaviours that contribute to healthy growth and development of the body.

D Formulate a health education and promotion programme.

Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures and seminars.
Part I Concepts, Theories and Strategies

Week 1 Introduction to Health Education

Introduction to the core concepts of public health education.

Week 2 Successful Health Education Campaigns

Overview of the philosophical underpinnings of the theory and practice of public health education.

Week 3 Models of Behavior Change for Health

Introduction to models of health education with behavior change as an end goal.

Week 4 Basic strategies in Health Education

Overview of teaching methods for health promotion.

Week 5 Non-Normative Strategies for Health Education

Introduction to health education strategies for special population groups.

Part II Case Studies in Health Education

Week 6 Health Education and Disease Prevention: HIV

Examination of health education strategies for disease prevention using the examples of PEPFAR.

Week 7 Health Education and Disease Prevention: Non-communicable Diseases –Tobacco Control

Critical assessment of health education in non-communicable disease prevention programs using the example of tobacco control.

Week 8 Education for the Health of Vulnerable Groups

Overview of health education for marginalized and vulnerable groups.

Week 9 Education for Mental Health

Review of the issue and challenges related to health education for mental health services and the reduction of stigma.

Week 10 Health Education Across the Life Span

Review of health education programs directed at specific stages of life.

Week 11 Case Study: Health Education for Family Planning

Examination of health education for family planning methods in different setting.

Week12 Health Education and Informatics

Overview of the ways technology can be utilized for health education.

Week 13 Health advocacy and Community Organization

Examinations of health advocacy and its role organizing communities and civil society.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26  26        98  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Assignments (Three Of 1000+ Words Each) 30.00
2 Presentation (Oral) 20.00
3 Health Education Programme (5,000+ Words) 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 12/8/2019 3:05:52 AM