DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Development Dimensions Africa is an international humanitarian training
organization whose mission is to empower humanitarian professionals with practical
skills to enable them deliver humanitarian services more effectively. Our objective is
to make humanitarian work successful, relevant and effective.
Public Health is a discipline for promoting the well-being of general population
through research, education as well as the study of disease prevention and
management in a community or nation.
Public health relates to safeguarding the health of the general population at the family,
communities and the whole nation.
The work of Public Health professionals relates to reviewing effects of environment
on health and genetic issues with a view to safeguard the health of a family,
community and the general public.
Public health professionals therefore engage in monitoring and evaluation of the the
health situation in a country while conducting education on disease prevention and
The Diploma in Public Health Course will empower the learners with knowledge and
concepts used in Public Health.
This course is relevant to professionals involved in community and environmental
health as well as those working in humanitarian situations where public health is a
Introduction to public health
Primary health care foundations
Health illness and human behavior
Social Environment and Public Health
Public health in theory and practice
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion
Water Supply Standards
Water quality and health assessments
Needs assessments for Water and Sanitation
Health Promotion and Community Participation
Epidemic disease and their occurrence in communities
Data collection, analysis and management
Disease prevention and management
Displaying Public health Data: Graphs, maps etc
Public health surveillance
Investigating and disease outbreak
Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation
Course fee is Usd 850 per person.
The course schedule is eight months from 5 th August 2019 to 30 th March 2020
If interested in this course send your expression of interest to:
The Online Training Manager
Development Dimensions Africa
Tel no: +254 727 616 783