Physical Address: 2nd Floor, George Campbell Building, Howard College Campus Telephone: +27 (0) 31 260 4383 Facsimile: +27 (0) 31 2604211 Email: Oliphant@ukzn.ac.za Public health has become a growing field in recent years. A career in public health opens the door to diverse opportunities in a variety of sectors such as government (public sector),
Date: August 22 – August 26, 2016. Time: 08h30-17h30 About the Course 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.