Public Health Department

  1. Objectives of the Program

1.2 General Objective

The objective of the program is to produce competent Public Health professionals who undertake promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services including management and implementation of PHC services compatible to the needs of the population

1.3. Specific Objectives

The Specific objective of the program is to produce competent graduates capable of;

  • Assessing community health needs and prioritize identified problems
  • Intervening on the identified health and health related problems of the community
  • Promoting health, preventing and controlling disease
  • Providing curative and rehabilitative health services
  • Leading health services and health offices
  • Undertaking operational and problem solving researches
  1. Graduate Profile

A graduate Public Health Professional (Health officer), given the knowledge, attitude and skills acquired from the training is expected to play the following role:

  • Asses community health needs and prioritize identified problems
  • Intervene on the identified health and health related problems
  • Plan, organize, implement, direct, coordinate, and evaluate public health interventions programs in PHC settings.
  • Collect, document, process, analyze, and disseminate health information
  • Promoting health
  • Participate in the prevention and control of diseases
  • Provide curative and rehabilitative services
  • Implement PHC activities
  • Provide early diagnosis , basic treatment and referral of difficult cases
  • Provide comprehensive outpatient and inpatient service.
  • Perform minor surgical and obstetric procedures
  • Perform medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Mobilize individuals, families and communities
  • Undertake health researches
  • Organize and participate to prevent and control disaster and emergency situations
  • Promote and engage in inter-sectoral activities

 

Contact Address
Shewangizaw Abebe
Head, Public Health Department
Email: shewangizawabebe12@gmail.com