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1. Public health can be described as the science of preventing disease. It is a broad discipline. Which of the following area of health would *NOT* be considered as falling under the umbrella of Public Health?
2. Sanitation and control of infectious diseases were the two earliest public health measures, addressed as early as the 19th century. Globally which sanitation related illness was the second most prevalent cause of infant mortality in the first two decades of the 21st century?
3. The control of infectious diseases is a major plank of public health. Which one of the following is *NOT a MAJOR* public health strategy to control infectious disease?
4. There has been a global decrease in deaths attributable to smoking due to a concerted health promotion push. What requirement did Australia introduce in 2012 that was adopted by a further 20 countries by 2020?
5. The social determinants of health (SDH) are the non-medical factors that influence health outcomes. The SDH have an important influence on health inequities. In the developing world, what is the single biggest SDH in the mortality of neonates?
6. In 2020 there were an estimated 37 million people in the world living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. In which part of the world were most of these people living?
7. The decrease in the automobile/road death toll seen in most countries in the first two decades of the 21st century is due almost entirely to safety aspects built into the manufacture of contemporary automobiles.
8. Gun control, as an improved public health measure, features strongly in several countries' annual public health reports in the first two decades of the 21st century. From the following countries, which is the exception?
9. Most developed counties have screening programs for breast, colon and cervical cancer. Which one of the the three has had a massive reduction in incidence due to a vaccination program?
10. The 9/11 attacks in the USA in 2001 highlighted a lack of preparedness in public health infrastructure in the developed world. Subsequent planning for such widespread health disasters resulted in an expected massive decrease in mortality and morbidity in which subsequent health disaster?
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