Current and future public health is characterized by the increase of chronic and degenerative diseases, corresponding to the worldwide ageing of the population. The increasing prevalence of these conditions together with the long incubation period of the chronic diseases and the continual technological innovations, offer new opportunities to develop strategies for early diagnosis.
Disease Screening in Public HealthUniversity of Geneva
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Antoine FlahaultProfessor of Public Health and Director of the Institute of Global Health (Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva) and co-Director of Centre Virchow-Villermé (Université Paris Descartes)
Fred Paccaud (In Partnership with UNIGE)Professor of epidemiology and public health and Director of the Institute of social and preventive medicine
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University of Geneva
Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition.
University of Lausanne
The University of Lausanne is a Swiss state university founded in 1537. It is focused on Medicine, Life Sciences, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Business, Humanities, Social Sciences and Sport Sciences. UNIL is a research-intensive university which encourages interdisciplinarity. It is also renowned for its innovative teaching methods.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM DISEASE SCREENING IN PUBLIC HEALTH
To all the course professors: " A wonderful and big thank you for a course well taught and well completed by myself." I have learnt alot. Samantha Henry (Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar). Guyana
Enjoyed speakers, prefer a more interactive approach. Fundamentals and strategy thought provoking principles identified and allow for innovative ideas. Enjoyed the course, thank you.
It is a wonderful course, providing the very interesting methods in disease screening and implementation. How to evaluate a screening process is also learned.
Very interesting course but work needs to done on the language component which was sometimes very confusing. Some really good Powerpoint presentation work.
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