University of Technology Sydney

96707 Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health

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This subject explores the growing interface of traditional, complementary and integrative medicine (TCIM) on public health. The use of TCIM in health has a significant interface with public health services and conventional provision. Students are introduced to multi-disciplinary public health perspectives on TCIM, including social science, clinical and policy perspectives. Students explore advances in the public health and health services research of TCIM to help foster an understanding of this growing area of health care provision in the context of wider cultural and political environments.

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