Impact of environment on health in developing countries with disease mapping and multilevel analysis methods

wmphm2204  2020-2021  Bruxelles Woluwe

Impact of environment on health in developing countries with disease mapping and multilevel analysis methods
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
2 credits
6.0 h + 6.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
English
Content
The course is a basic introduction to medical geography with a focus on infectious diseases associated to the environment. We review how mapping and a multiscale perspective can bring additional highlight to public health practitioners.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The course is made of lectures and a practical work in which students choose and analyze an application of cartography in the context of health.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The course will be evaluated based on a written assignment commenting on a map presenting a health-related phenomenon, chose by the student (50%) and an oral presentation of the work to the group (50%).
Online resources
https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=10724
Teaching materials
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Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master de spécialisation en méthodologie de la santé publique - Specialized master in public health methodology