Introduction to Global Health Science
To have a clear outline of the global burden of disease;
To understand what drives the incidence of disease in terms of population at risk and prevalence of exposures;
To understand how preventive measures and effective treatments have greatly reduced mortality rates;
To know how the evidence emerged about some of the major causes of premature death.
- To appreciate key concepts and terminology in health economics, and the relation between health, income and economic development.
- Halving premature death
- Cancer and the changing face of global breast cancer epidemiology
- External causes of death
- Maternal and child health
- Economics and health economics
- Blood pressure
- Tobacco control