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Assessing and Improving Community Health (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
Assessing and Improving Community Health (Coursera)
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This course is intended to serve as an introduction to population health from both the vantage point of both public health and healthcare. We will examine the key components of community health needs assessments, how they are used, and how to compare population health assessments across subpopulations and time. [...]

The Influence of Social Context on Health (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
The Influence of Social Context on Health (Coursera)
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Why are some groups healthier than others, and how do these differences emerge and persist over the life course? How do social policies (e.g., housing, transportation, employment) relate to health and health inequalities? Why are there health disparities even in countries that have free universal health care? This course [...]

Measuring Disease in Epidemiology (Coursera)

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 [...]

Case Studies in Personalized Medicine (Coursera)

Learn how advances in biomedicine hold the potential to revolutionize drug development, drug treatments, and disease prevention: where are we now, and what does the future hold? This course will present short primers in genetics and mechanisms underlying variability in drug responses. A series of case studies will [...]

Nutrition and Cancer (edX)

Discover the latest insights on the role of diet, nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention, occurrence and progression of cancer. Is cancer partly preventable through a healthy diet? Cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease (CVD) as the leading cause of death in many parts of the world. It causes one [...]

Data and Health Indicators in Public Health Practice (Coursera)

Epidemiology is often described as the cornerstone science in public health. Epidemiology in public health practice uses study design and analyses to identify causes in an outbreak situation, guides interventions to improve population health, and evaluates programs and policies. In this course, we'll define the role of the professional [...]

The Oral Cavity: Portal to Health and Disease (Coursera)

This course will focus on the interprofessional realtionship of dentistry and medicine. For each session, the medical specialist will present a broad overview of specific disease entity which will be followed by a dental educator discussing the relevant oral manifestations and implications. The final module of each session will [...]

Essentials of Global Health (Coursera)

Essentials of Global Health is a comprehensive introduction to global health. It is meant to introduce you to this topic in well-structured, clear and easy to understand ways. Much of the course will focus on five questions: What do people get sick, disabled and die from; Why do they [...]

Foundations of Client Care 1: Human Body and Disease Basics (edX)

A review of the structure and function of human body systems and basics of disease. This is the first course in the Foundations of Client Care program offered by Osmosis from Elsevier. The Human Body and Disease Basics course reviews with learners basic human development concepts and discusses the [...]

Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Causes of Disease (FutureLearn)

Sep 4th 2023
Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Causes of Disease (FutureLearn)
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Learn the epidemiological methods used to understand the causes of diseases and how social factors influence their development. What causes human disease? Why do some people get a disease but others don’t? Through this course, you’ll learn how epidemiologists are helping to find answers to these complex questions and [...]