Public Health Education Reimagined in the Post Covid Era

Early Career Academic & Postgraduate Students (ECAPS)

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For over two years now, the global impacts of COVID-19 or SARS-Cov2 have firmly established the importance of public health in guiding the health response. While public health knowledge, expertise, and a skilled workforce have been critical in guiding disease prevention and health protection activities, these rely on traditional public health competencies. At the same time, the pandemic has affected the tertiary education sector by widening educational inequalities among vulnerable students and accelerated trends and changes occurring in the higher education system pre-COVID.


Looking to the Past to Guide Our Future

Addressing Health for All by 2030
By Kathleen Prokopovich, University of Wollongong

The first two weeks of May saw two very timely publications released. One publication is from the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR)1,2. The other is a supplementary issue published by the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA). One looks at COVID-19 from a global context, while the other is specific to the Australian context.