PUBLIC HEALTH AND IT’S COMPLETE DETAILS IN NIGERIA 2017/2018

Masters in Public Health in Nigeria: Full Details | PUBLIC HEALTH AND IT’S COMPLETE DETAILS IN NIGERIA 2017/2018 | Masters in Public Health in Nigeria | Public Health is a relevant course to study, one that concerns life and is pretty much acceptable in the society. The relevance of this course can never be over emphasized.

PUBLIC HEALTH AND IT'S COMPLETE DETAILS IN NIGERIA 2017/2018

PUBLIC HEALTH AND IT’S COMPLETE DETAILS IN NIGERIA 2017/2018

Latest 2017/2018 Info: Masters in Public Health in Nigeria

As a matter of fact the definition: Public health refers to “the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals.” It is concerned with threats to health based on population health analysis. (Wikipedia)

Presently Now, public health is not limited to individuals but to the public too, which is why having a Masters degree would really advocate you working as a public health analyst or director.

As a matter of fact to study public health in any of our Nigerian Universities, you need to have prerequisite study in any of the science courses in the degree level before advancing to the Masters level.

Here are the certificates/requirements to study Public health; though admission requirements diver depending on universities but these are the basic requirements;

  1. a) Firstly a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with second class honours in relevant discipline, or Postgraduate Diploma at Credit or Higher level in the relevant discipline, or equivalent qualification.
  2. d) Finally MPA applicants must have a minimum of five years postgraduate working experience.

You may be asking yourself what career opportunities are open for those who study Public Health.  As a public health Masters Degree holder, you are expected to be able to;

  • First and foremost analyze and interpret health data.
  • Afterward Describe the distribution and determinants of disease, disabilities and death in human populations.
  • Furthermore evaluate the environmental factors that affect the health of a community.
  • Nevertheless analyze the planning, organization, administration and policies of health care organizations.
  • Lastly apply the concepts and methods of social justice and social and behavioral sciences relevant to the identification and solution of public health problems.

Where to apply?

No doubt you can apply in university of your choice that offers master degree in Public Health.

As a matter of fact there are lots of employment opportunities for public health practitioners which include;

  1. Firstly Epidemiologist
  2. Disaster and Emergency Specialist
  3. Natural Science Manager
  4. Public Health Nurse
  5. Water Quality Planner
  6. Healthcare Manager
  7. Public Health Educator
  8. Environmental Health Scientist
  9. Biostatistician
  10. Public Health Practitioner
  11. Infectious Disease Specialist
  12. Private Healthcare Consultant
  13. No doubt Nutrition Health Advisor
  14. Health Policy Associate
  15. Nutritionist
  16. Biomedical Scientist
  17. International Healthcare Worker
  18. Health Services Administrator
  19. Occupational Health Specialist
  20. furthermore Clinical Research Coordinator
  21. Lastly Research Assistant

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