Issues in Global Non-Communicable Diseases: from research to policy

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Course dates: 5 days in August

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and disability globally.

This short course will address the current paradigms and controversies in epidemiology, health systems and policy research, equipping participants with the language and skills to progress further in their fields.

This course is for healthcare and public health professionals to policymakers from a range of sectors who are interested in studying and combating NCDs from an interdisciplinary perspective. The course will have a global focus, with experts and examples from a range of settings outside of the UK.

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Global health
Public health
Food and nutrition
Gender and sexuality studies