What is this subject about?
What are we going to be doing / studying in Global Health & Health Promotion.
Students will develop an understanding of key health terms and health status indicators to form an understanding of how Australia’s health compares to both developed and developing countries. Global Health will explore contemporary, international health issues and provide students with the knowledge and skills to increase their understanding of different influences on health.
Health Promotion will explore the Government’s role in promoting health, Australia’s Health care system, models of health care and investigate numerous health issues.
This unit aims to prepare students for VCE Health and Human Development
What are we going to be doing / studying in Global Health and Health Promotion
inequality, education, poverty, access to safe water and sanitation, diseases HIV/AIDS, Malaria.
The Sustainable Development Goals
Developed and Developing countries
Aid programs to improve health
Australia’s Health Care System
Models of Health care
Where does this subject go?
This subject will give you a great lead in to the following VCE subjects:
VCE Health and Human Development
VCE Global Politics
This subject is advantageous if you’re looking at careers in:
Allied health care
community health research and policy development,
humanitarian aid work,
allied health practices,