You will be doing this Module during Term 2.

On completion of Module 1A, you should be able to,

 1. Discuss the concept of public health, its dimensions and scope

 2. Appraise the definition of health 

 3. Appraise the importance of measuring health and develop methods to measure health

 4. Appraise the internal and external factors influencing the health of individuals, family and   community

 5. Discuss the levels of prevention in relation to natural history of a disease; and activities applicable at each level of prevention

 6. Apply the principles of health promotion in a defined community

 7. Describe the organization of healthcare systems in Sri Lanka

 8. Identify the coordination of  public health sector services with curative and non-health sectors