Some of the specific health issues to be discussed include: the global rise of the non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes; threats to health from pre-existing and emerging communicable diseases; maternal and child health issues, and the impact of global environmental change. Additionally, other related issues such as concepts and realities of health systems around the world, impact of globalization on health, and how to measure global health will be discussed. For each health problem, where appropriate, there will be a discussion of: burden of disease, major determinants, intervention policies and programmes, and evaluation of the effectiveness of the interventions. A key focus of the course would be small group interactions.
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At the end of the week, participants will have:
A greater awareness of the full range of global public health challenges;
An increased understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of epidemiology and public health in responding to these challenges
Dr. Rajiv Chowdhury
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Take IELTS test
This course should be suitable for:
- Medical and non-medical students from diverse professional backgrounds
- Professionals encompassing all stages of career
- Individuals with a keen interest in Global Health
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