National Institute for Occupational Health

25 Hospital Stree
Constitution Hill,
Johannesburg,
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)11 712 64 00
Fax: +27 (0)11 712 65 45
Email: info@nioh.nhls.ac.za
Internet: http://www.nioh.ac.za/


Courses on this page:   

Diploma in Occupational Health (DOH)
Master of Public Health


Course Title Diploma in Occupational Health (DOH)
Institution Johannesburg: National Institute for Occupational Health
Country South Africa
Type Diploma
Topics Health Determinants: Working Conditions, Occupational Health
Language English
Location Johannesburg
Objectives/
Content
The diploma is for doctors who work or intend to work in occupational health in the public or private sectors. Students who complete the programme will have the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as occupational health practitioners.

The DOH is part-time over two years, offered in eight courses of one week each, including experiential learning between courses. Occupational toxicology, occupational medicine and occupational health services are the strengths of this DOH. Practical skills development is sees as an important focus.

For further
information

Faculty of Health Sciences and National Institute for Occupational Health
Old Medical School
25 Hospital Street
Johannesburg
NIOH
P.O. Box 4788
Johannesburg
2000

Prof Tony Cantrell
Tel: +27 (0)11 712 64 64
Fax: +27 (0)11 712 65 45
Email: Tony.Cantrell@nioh.nhls.ac.za

Last update 03/10/2005 mas
To institution's address (top of the page)


Course Title Master of Public Health MPH (Occupational Hygiene)
Institution Johannesburg: National Institute for Occupational Health
Country South Africa
Type Master
Topics Health Determinants: Working Conditions, Occupational Health
Public/Global Health: Epidemiology and Disease Control
Health Research and Methods
Language English
Location Johannesburg
Objectives/
Content
The Department of Community Health, in association with the National Institute for Occupational Health, offers a Diploma and Masters degree in Occupational Hygiene over to or three part-time years.
The course are for people who work or intend to work in occupational health in the public or private sectors. Students who complete the course will have the theoretical knowledge and skills to practise as occupational hygienists. It is preferred but not required that applicants have a four-year qualification from a university or technikon.
For further
information

Faculty of Health Sciences and National Institute for Occupational Health
Old Medical School
25 Hospital Street
Johannesburg

David Rees
Tel: +27 (0)11 712 64 58
Fax: +27 (0)11 712 65 52
Email: David.Rees@nioh.nhls.ac.za

Last update 04/07/2005 mis
To institution's address (top of the page)