Public health challenges
Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.
This project has several dimensions:
- Assistance with the development of health related curricula.
- Development of a health needs analysis in a deprived area of Namibia.
- Assistance with the establishment of a School of Public Health.
- Provision of external examiners.
UNAM have a draft BSc in Public Health curriculum and Cardiff University staff have helped development:
- as critical friends to staff in the newly formed School of Public Health, suggesting curriculum improvements;
- advising on use of a portfolio of evidence to assess the achievement of public health practitioner competencies;
- providing access to the UK Royal College of Public Health website materials;
- as external examiners commencing January 2016.
Discussion with public health staff has taken place regarding a joint health needs analysis in Rundu, a deprived area of Namibia. The Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Study by Public Health Wales has enabled a Namibian development plan.
Professor Watkins has advised on a top-up BSc for nurses and radiographers, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Midwifery. £5,000 from the School of Healthcare Sciences strategic fund is enabling a further visit to finalise the advanced midwifery programme.
- Enhanced academic rigor: ensuring public health and health care programmes are fit for purpose.
- Health needs analysis: would identify public health projects improving the wellbeing of the people of Rundu.