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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (University of Tasmania)

Sep 13th 2021
Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (University of Tasmania)
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'Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS)' is a free online course that aims to improve understanding and awareness of MS. Developed by the Menzies Institute for Research in partnership with Multiple Sclerosis Limited, the content is delivered by 27 experts in the field including neurologists, researchers, clinicians, allied health practitioners, carers [...]
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Tuberculosis (FUN)

To provide an up-to-date overview of the disease, the Institut Pasteur has created a MOOC dedicated to Tuberculosis. This course will provide a knowledge base that goes from the basics of TB to the current state of knowledge on various aspects of tuberculosis: the clinical picture, epidemiology, pediatric TB, [...]
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Assessing and Improving Community Health (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
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. [...]
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The Influence of Social Context on Health (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Causes of Disease (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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General Pathophysiology (Coursera)

The course describes subject and methods of Pathophysiology, its place within system of biomedical sciences and history. It includes General Nosology (concept of health and disease, general etiology and pathogenesis, pathological processes and states, role of causal factors, conditions, reactivity and somatotype in pathology). It gives systematic of [...]
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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 [...]
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