School of Public Health researchers, academics and graduates play a major role in shaping the future of healthcare in Australia and overseas. As a physician who has lived and worked in the USA, Australia and Britain, and who has an interest in how health services are organized, I think America could move forward in a relatively simple way as long as we always keep the patient at the center of any health system we plan.
If you’re an undergraduate student majoring in public health, or even just interested in health, consider joining the Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition It’s a great way to network with other students who share your interests and participate in volunteer opportunities.
Themes which will be considered include: the epidemiology of travel related diseases, emerging infections, mass human migration, special risk travellers, malaria, vaccine preventable travel related disease, arboviruses, and travel and its potential impacts on public health.
Family Planning: Family planning health includes smaller family size and longer interval between the birth of children; increased opportunities for pre-pregnancy counseling and screening; fewer infant, child and maternal deaths; and the use of barrier contraceptives to prevent pregnancy and transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and other STDs.
The mission of the public health program at the University of California, Irvine is to create, integrate, and translate population-based knowledge into preventive strategies for reducing the societal burden of human disease and disability through excellence in research, education, and public service.