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Short Course on Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Date: 12 Mar, 2017 - 17 Mar, 2017

This six-day residential programme will be delivered by internationally renowned experts through keynote lectures, seminars, group sessions and one-to-one tutorials.

• Network with participants from around the globe

• Develop ideas within small groups

• Engage in panel discussions with policy makers, researchers and specialists

• Work on an individual project, guided by an expert personal tutor

• Create a draft research / policy document

It explores critical strategic challenges facing those working towards the prevention of NCDs, and features the following themes:

• Problem definition: burden of NCDs and risk factors

• Solution generation: NCD prevention strategies and their development

• Implementation and capacity building with individuals, communities and systems for NCD prevention

• Evaluation and case studies

• Policy development and implementation issues in Low and Middle Income Countries

Residential and non-residential options available. Application deadline for bursaries: 31 August 2016.

Full details: www.conted.ox.ac.uk/ncd

"Fantastic teachers and fellow students, unparalleled in my experience. A great melting-pot for exchanging and gaining ideas."

Erik Eriksson, Graduate Student, Uppsala University