Week Two: Introduction to Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Module 2 introduces noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and understand the burden of NCDs, who is most affected by NCDs, the key risk factors for these diseases, and measures that can be taken to reduce NCDs. This week’s module reviews key NCDs, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes before starting a deep dive into the role of mental health within the realm of NCDs.
Week Two Required Readings
Gelband H, et al. "Costs, Affordability, and Feasibility of an Essential Package of Cancer Control Interventions in Low-income and Middle-income Countries: Key Messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd Edition." The Lancet 387.10033 (2016): 2133-2144.
Take Week Two Quiz
Please ensure you complete the Week Two Quiz by Sunday.