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Curtin University’s Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries unit, offered online by Open Universities Australia, shines light on the circumstances under which children and expectant families operate in underdeveloped nations.
The unit analyses different international and domestic factors that affect women’s and children’s health, looking for trends and trying to draw conclusions about mortality rates.
In addition to the causes, you will also study the different intervention tactics being employed to combat these issues. You will get a better picture of the problems and solutions in this field through an exploration of actual events that have impacted developing countries around the world, both positively and negatively.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses at Curtin University:
In this Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Having a better understanding of the factors that lead to elevated mortality rates of women and children in developing nations will help you better comprehend the problems facing those same people in your own environment. A strong grasp of the strategies used to remedy these issues will also give you increased overall comprehension of public health systems, and aid you in constructing healthcare programs in the future.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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