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Alcohol Problems: A Health Promotion Approach Module Guide
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The module will help you to develop an understanding of the various ...

The module will help you to develop an understanding of the various consequences of alcohol abuse and of the research processes used to measure this. The rest of the module will provide you with approaches to preventing alcohol problems, ranging from policy and environmental changes to educational and rehabilitation programmes. Some of the readings were chosen to illustrate the main concepts of the module using the following themes: youth, women, and fetal alcohol syndrome.

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OER Africa
University of the Western Cape
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Kirstie Rendall-Mkosi
Lucy Alexander
Nandipha Matshanda
Measuring Health and Disease I: Introduction to Epidemiology Module Guide
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This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for ...

This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. It was designed to meet the growing need for an applied course in the measurement of a variety of health indicators and outcomes. Whether you manage a health programme, a health facility, or simply have to interpret health data in the course of your work, this module sets out to increase your capacity to deal with health and disease information. It aims to assist you in applying epidemiological knowledge and skills to a variety of Public Health problems such as: Is your DOTS programme succeeding? What does it mean if a TB prevalence is 850/100 000? Is this a Public Health problem or not? What is the burden of disease in different communities?

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OER Africa
University of the Western Cape
Author:
Neil Myburgh, Debra Jackson