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Summary of Changes Made in This Calendar - Social and Population Health I

Medicine 5045 Social and Population Health I
Students develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of primary health care and the Canadian health care system. These are namely public health; cultural/social/economic aspects of health and illness; history of disease; health promotion and disease prevention for individuals, communities, and populations; occupational health and safety; environmental health and statistics, epidemiology, research methods and critical appraisal. Particular foci will include the determinants of health, health-related risk factors, interprofessional roles, the health of special populations, and the impact of health policy on health.