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Neglected Tropical Diseases - A Public Health Issue

Akademie für Globale Gesundheit und Entwicklung (AGGE)
02.05.2016 - 06.05.2016  Heidelberg
Course Content
This course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to develop and to successfully implement programmes with evidence-informed decisions for the control of NTDs.It looks at the historical background of NTDs including the basic bio-medical concepts and considers the landscape of organisations dedicated to control NTDs. Moreover, it examines the evidence-informed concepts and approaches for the control of NTDs on a population level.
Target Audience
Eligible are public health professionals, social scientists, paramedical staff, project planners/ and co-ordinators, medical doctors, tropEd students and others.
The course is held in English. Fluency in English is required.
Local Organizer
Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Pauline Grys
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Evidence-Based Health Care, Health Systems, Humanitarian Assistance - Advanced Training, Public Health, Public Health Research, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
EUR 750,00
(500 Euro für TropEd Studenten)
Organizer contact info
Mohlstraße 26
72074 Tübingen
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