This topic aims to introduce students to the principles and practices of management as they relate to Public and Environmental health. Special emphasis will be placed on the roles of the three tiers of government in managing the implementation of environmental health policy and programs. Students will gain an understanding of the organisational, structural and cultural frameworks within which EHOs operate to understand the practical realities of functioning successfully as a professional in this area. Students will gain an appreciation of the relevant policies being enacted through legislation as well as awareness of the depth and breadth of issues covered by this work.
This topic explores four main themes: