- The mortality history of populations : compared perspectives of epidemiological transitions ;
- Information systems and strategies of observation and research in the field of health (prospective and experimental studies, case-control studies) ;
- Concepts - health, reproductive health, morbidity, nutritional status, disability, dependence, mortality - and their indicators ;
- Demo-epidemiologic measures: incidence, prevalence, relative risks ;
- Today's main problems in public health: North/South comparison.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1.||know the sources of information ;
|2.||know methods to analyze health and mortality in populations over time and space.|
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course alternates methodological and thematic presentations on major public health issues.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.In-session written exam (mix of MCQs and open questions) (10/20). Group work (3 max): writing a small literature review (8-10 pages) on a health problem of your choice.
T.K. Young. Population Health: Concepts and Methods. Oxford University Press, 2005.