Call for Applications: Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Overview
Presented by The British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, Nuffield Department of Population Health and the Department for Continuing Education, this accredited short course is designed to:
Increase understanding of the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), their risk factors, determinants and prevention
Develop specific skills in designing and evaluating prevention strategies
Provide a forum to share knowledge and experience with participants and faculty
The British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention is a collaborating centre with the World Health Organization.
Exploring critical strategic challenges facing those working towards the prevention of NCDs, this six-day rich and intensive programme will be delivered by internationally renowned experts through keynote lectures, fora, group sessions and one-to-one tutorials covering the following themes:
Problem definition: burden of NCDs and risk factors
Solution generation: NCD prevention strategies and their development
Implementation and capacity building with individuals, communities and systems for NCD prevention
Evaluation and case studies
Policy development and implementation issues in Low and Middle Income Countries
The programme is designed for an international audience, and there is an option for academic credit.
Please note that this programme is subject to change.
More information: https://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/prevention-strategies-for-non-communicable-diseases-ncds?code=B900-74#fees

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