Global Non-Communicable Disease Control (MIPH5117)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to provide candidates with an understanding of the causes and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in developing countries. These diseases are associated with social and economic development and the demographic and health transitions. Topics covered in the unit include cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, primary health care in relation to NCDs, health promotion for NCDs and approaches to NCD research in developing countries. Lectures are given by health professionals with direct experience of NCD control in developing countries.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Diploma in International Public Health
- Master of Qualitative Health Research
- Graduate Certificate in Health Communication
- Graduate Diploma in Public Health
- Graduate Diploma in Qualitative Health Research
- Master of China Studies
- Master of International Public Health
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Public Health (Chronic Disease Prevention)
- Master of Public Health (Professional Practice)
Further unit of study information
1x 2hr lecture per week for 7 weeks; also offered fully online
1x 2000word written assignment (90%) and class participation (10%)
Readings are available on the unit's eLearning site.
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