To be truly effective in public health, you need to be more than just competent
While making policy or responding to outbreaks, of course it is crucial to know the technical
and that you are able to act.
In practice though, effectiveness also heavily relies on an understanding of people.
Truly reaching and connecting with the people whose support you'll need, and those whom you are trying to help.
To understand people, you need to be aware of the attitudes
of others as well as your own. So that you grasp where you both come from, where you stand, and how you could work to reach out to eachother.
Being aware of the difference in knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values will be very useful in deciding where to put your training resources. "Which of these understandings do we aim to improve on?"Join our short video-course about competence based learning, to learn about these concepts.