Discussion Topic 1: Health Systems
• Based on your experience or recent issues in the news, what are some current problems with the Australian health system? How do these relate to the key concepts in the readings, such as the key building blocks of a health system? [200 words]
Discussion Topic 1: Core competencies in public health
• In your basic professional training, how well were you prepared for the core competencies of public health as identified in the readings? Can you suggest improvements in education within your profession?
Discussion Topic 1: Maintaining universal health coverage
• Do you perceive barriers to countries like Australia and the UK in being able to maintain universal health coverage? What kinds of bathers are we facing?