Date: August 22 – August 26, 2016.
Chronic diseases are increasing in the developing world due to lifestyle changes associated with demographic, societal and epidemiologic transitions. This course provides an overview of the aetiology, epidemiology, risk factors and public health importance of selected chronic diseases in developing countries. The course addresses measurement issues in chronic disease epidemiology with respect to both exposure assessment and measurement of outcome along with practical considerations involved in conducting chronic disease epidemiology research. Major policy initiatives addressing globally the prevention and control of chronic diseases are presented.
Certificate Type: Attendance
Application Deadline: August 08, 2016
Wits employees R 3250
Non-Wits employees R 6500
Lecture room 4,
School of Public Health,
Parktown Education Campus
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