Community health worker
Use cultural knowledge and community networks to promote health.
Dietitian / nutritionist
Work with groups and communities, rather than individuals.
Environmental health officer
Ensure living and working spaces are safe, healthy and hygienic.
Analyse how resources are allocated to, and used in, different health systems.
Plan, implement and evaluate activities that promote health and wellbeing.
Health protection officer
Identify and manage potential health risks to the public.
Develop and implement public health policy, programmes and regulation.
Work on a wide range of public health issues in many different settings.
Public health nurse
Registered nurses focusing on community health and wellbeing.
Public health physician
Medical doctors specialising in the health of groups or whole communities.