Non-Communicable Diseases

Non-Communicable Diseases - NonCommunicableDiseases...

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Non-Communicable Diseases Richard Taylor, PhD, MPH
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Learning Objectives Describe the burden of non-communicable  diseases on mortality and morbidity in the  United States Describe the epidemiological transition and  the current distribution of diseases in  developed and developing countries Describe the ideal criteria for a screening  program Explain the multiple risk factor intervention  approach to control of a non-communicable  disease
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Learning Objectives Describe the meaning of cost- effectiveness. Describe several ways that genetic  interventions can affect the burden of non- communicable diseases. Describe ways that population  interventions can be combined with  individual interventions to more effectively  reduce the burden of non-communicable  diseases.
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The Epidemiological Transition aka…public health transition Describes changing patterns of disease Often resulting from social and economic  development Acute infectious disease to chronic disease
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2010 for the course PHB 34567 taught by Professor Riegleman during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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