Introduction to Epidemiology for Global Health

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Overview

Are you interested in understanding distribution of disease and what factors affect risk of disease? This course gives an in-depth orientation to the field of epidemiology research in a global health context. You’ll get an understanding of how epidemiologic methods are used to understand the distribution of disease within populations and what factors affect the risk of disease. Learn about important epidemiologic concepts, including how to describe disease risk, common study designs, bias and confounding, and the importance of appropriate measurement in epidemiologic research. 

Format

This online course has video lectures, readings, discussion forums, quizzes, and three assignments.

You can participate in this course as an independent participant or as part of a local site.

The course is taught in English. Participants should be comfortable with written and spoken English.

Eligibility

To be admitted to the course you must have a Bachelor’s-level degree (or equivalent) and experience in a health-related field. Proficiency in algebra is required.

Fees

Participants

Mailed Certificate*Digital Certificate*
Group Sites (up to 40 participants) only available for non-OECD country sites$1500$1500
Individuals$299$199

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