|1.||Critically review the epidemiology and burden of non-communicable diseases in the global context and predict their impact on the health and well-being of various populations;|
|2.||Conceptually map and commentate on the evolution of the global non-communicable disease epidemic considering political, social and economic influences;|
|3.||Investigate the causal pathways to non-communicable diseases, particularly relating to nutrition and physical activity; and|
|4.||Survey and evaluate public health strategies to control non-communicable diseases and interrogate the evidence-base required to implement policy.|
|Annotated Bibliography||Evolution of global non-communicable disease epidemic (1,000 words)||20%|
|Essay||Evolution of global non-communicable disease epidemic (2,500 words)||40%|
|Assignment||Report on public health policy to control non-communicable disease (2,500 words)||40%|
Sick Societies: Responding to the Global Challenge of Chronic Disease 1st ed.
Stuckler, D. & Siegel, K., (2011)
Oxford, Oxford University Press
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