248341 Global Public Health Practice

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 4:15 PM

Mighty Fine, MPH, CHES , Public Health Practice and Policy, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
This presentation will focus on public health practice within the global context, focusing on activities both domestic and abroad. The discussions will focus on interventions and other evidence based strategies useful in mitigating various health concerns. Examples will also showcase innovative ideas in the field. The session will help participants garner a better understanding of the fundamentals of practice: program design, planning, and evaluation. Participants will apply proposed skills to various public health problems and develop solutions based on theory and practice examples provided. Understanding the knowledge and skills needed in the field, will help participants pursue a professional position within global health. Ultimately, the session will prompt students to start thinking of potential ways to make a global impact.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Evaluate the components of a successful global health program. Explain best practices in global public health programs. Identify steps towards a career in global health.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Public Health Analyst at the American Public Health Association
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.