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Epidemiological research is ubiquitous. Even if you don’t realise it, you come across epidemiological studies and the impact of their findings every single day. You have probably heard that obesity is increasing in high income countries or that malaria is killing millions of people in low income countries. It is common knowledge that smoking causes cancer and that physical activity is protective against heart disease. These facts may seem obvious today, but it took decades of epidemiological research to produce the necessary evidence. In this course, you will learn the fundamental tools of epidemiology which are essential to conduct such studies, starting with the measures used to describe the frequency of a disease or health-related condition. You will also learn how to quantify the strength of an association and discuss the distinction between association and causation. In the second half of the course, you will use this knowledge to describe different strategies for prevention, identify strengths and weaknesses of diagnostic tests and consider when a screening programme is appropriate....

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par Rajalakshmi R

Mar 11, 2019

Thank you for the excellent course materials, quizzes, and discussions. They have been extremely useful in updating my knowledge. Please keep the good work going.

par Fernando R U G

May 20, 2019

This was a very complete course, absolutely worth the time and effort.

par Bruno A M P B

Mar 06, 2019

Great introduction on measuring disease in Epidemiology. You can learn about absolute and relative measures of association, measures of frequency, diagnostic tests and much more, with many quizzes for you to practice and learn the concepts.

par Angela B

Jun 02, 2019

Quizzes are difficult, requiring far too much time.

par Chioma T E C

May 30, 2019

I really learned a lot from this course.

par Tim R

Jul 09, 2019

Very clear, lots of exercises

par Juan A R R

Jul 06, 2019

An excellent course, very practical and professional. I recommend it.

par Cristian E N C

Jul 01, 2019

Easy to understand, very useful

par Nicolas C T

Mar 12, 2019

Worst course of the platform!