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Public health is concerned with the assessment, monitoring and promotion of the health of the population. It deals not only with the prevention of health-related conditions, such as infectious diseases, but with ways to reduce the effects of existing problems, such as substance abuse
Those working in public health invariably have an MPH (master of public health), which is a multi-disciplinary degree in public health practice available from a number of schools of public health, schools of public affairs and medical schools throughout the world. Graduates are able to work in areas such as education, policy, community practice, research and administration
Qualified medical professionals with at least a year’s clinical experience often make the transition to public health. These positions, which offer salaries in the region of £25,000 – 38,000, allow a greater understanding of the way the NHS works, as well as providing the opportunity to play a more active role in profiling the health of the nation. With full membership of the Faculty of Public Health, doctors are also able to gain employment as health consultants, whose annual salaries average £85,000. Other positions include manager (£35,000), engineer (£25,000) and analyst (£31,000).
Managing and protecting a community’s way of life. From possible health risks is the responsibility of a Public Health professional. They utilise their knowledge of disease control, health and safety guidelines and research. They may work at the local, government or international level.
They examine the policies that are currently in place and make recommendations, implement better strategies or make emergency decisions to handle problems. Persons who specialise in Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Business and Management can work in Public Health. These professionals are involved in some of the breakthroughs in communicable and social diseases. The salary and benefits in this sector is very competitive.
A Public Health professional usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Conducting assessments
• Analysing data
• Generating ideas and solutions
• Implementing strategies
• Regulating and managing agencies
• Dealing with medical professionals
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From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Birmingham, West Midlands, West Midlands
West Bridgford, England
£18 - £22/hour
£35000 - £40000 per annum
£19,000 - £26,000 Doe
Meopham, Gravesham, Kent
£30000 - £36000 per annum
Edgware, Middlesex, South East
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Edgware, Middlesex, South East
£15,000 - £19,999
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