Course Objectives: 

  • Knowledge about NCDs- what are they...and their public health dimensions- prevalence, determinants, efforts at control;
  • Knowledge and Skills needed to design a public health strategy to address NCDs which requires integrating knowledge from clinical and public health domains and positioning within health systems and social contexts.
  • Deepen understanding of  epidemiological methods and tools.
  • Knowledge of  current policy and practice in India with respect to control of NCDs.