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|Unit chair:||A Walsh (B)|
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This unit is the foundation unit in public health nutrition. It deals with the application of nutrition, behavioural and social science approaches to the prevention and amelioration of population health problems. Topics include: key concepts and goals of public health, the nature of populations, evidence and causality; descriptions of key at risk populations; priority areas such as indigenous communities, socially disadvantaged groups; population health problems such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and international nutrition issues; strategies for overcoming population nutrition problems such as nutrition promotion, communication and food and nutrition policy.
Two assignments (2500 words each) 100%
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