Public Health Science is the art of preventing disease, increasing longevity of life and promoting health through efforts and choices made by society, public and private organizations, the community and by individuals. Public Health Science deals with dangers to the public health of a population, whether small or large (i.e. populations of a continent) to improve the quality of health and the quality of life in through detecting and preventing disease and other physical and mental health conditions, promoting health behaviors, tracking cases and health indicators. Public Health Science uses a multi-disciplinary method incorporating epidemiology, biostatistics and health services.
REQUIRMENT TO STUDY PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Public Health;
Five (5) SSCE credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English Language.
This emphasizes the importance the University attach to the attainment of excellent Education imbued with Godliness (fear of God) as Related to Human health and good living in all its programmes. This motto is the trailblazer of all academic pursuits in the University..