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Facing the NCD Epidemic in Low and Middle Income Countries: From Data to Service Delivery

July 8 - July 12, 2019
June 15 - June 19, 2020 (application starting September 01, 2019)

Tuition Fees: General Admission €750, tropEd €500

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The course meets for 1 week for a total of 60 hours: lectures/contact time (30 hours), group work and presentations (15 hours), self-directed learning (15 hours). TropEd students can earn 2 ECTS points. 

Entry Requirements

"Facing the NCD Epidemic in Low and Middle Income Countries" is held in English. Course participants should have excellent command/high level of proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. Some experience with the writing of project proposals is helpful.

Content Overview

The course includes the following topics:

  • Situational analysis of NCD burden and trends (including risk factors) in the home countries of the participants (theory and practical)Comparison of international guidelines and national NCD strategic plans and the status of transfer into practice (exemplary on one/two specific NCD aspect(s))
  • NCD and human and financial resources, NCD financing
  • Three pillars of NCD service delivery: capacity building, NCD services, NCD data generation (availability and quality)
  • implementation/integration strategies
  • Best practice examples

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course he participants should be able to:

  • develop evidence-based models for NCD service delivery
  • critically appraise (local) evidence of NCD burden and availability and quality of respective data
  • identify main challenges in and formulate strategies (capacity building, data generation, service implementation) for NCD service delivery in low- and middle-income countries
  • assess the applicability of international NCD guidelines in local sett

Course Fee

  • General Admittance: € 750.-
  • tropEd students: € 500.-

Included in the course fee is a non-refundable registration fee of € 200.-
Please register as soon as possible as the number of participants is limited.
Unfortunately, no Scholarships are available.
If the participant withdraws from the course

  • less than 6 weeks prior: 25 % of the course fee will be charged.
  • less than 4 weeks prior: 50 % of the course fee will be charged.
  • less than 2 weeks prior: the whole course fee will be charged.

The tuition fee does not include accommodation, insurance or other personal living costs during the stay.

Contact Registration

Dirk Reinhardt
Assistant Short Courses Coordinator
Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 365, D-69120 Heidelberg
Fon: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 43 12 
Fax: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 49 18
assistants.sc@uni-heidelberg.de

Short Courses Coordinator/tropEd Coordinator

Nandita Rothermund-Bucher, M.A.
Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 365, D-69120 Heidelberg
Fon: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 46 48 
Fax: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 49 18
short.courses@urz.uni-heidelberg.de

Course Coordinator

Dr. Andreas Deckert,
Institute of Global Health Heidelberg University
PD Dr. Volker Winkler
Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University

Teaching Coordinator

Dr. Pauline Grys
Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg
Fon: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 50 48
grys@uni-heidelberg.de

Course Coordinator

Dr. Andreas Deckert, Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
PD Dr. Volker Winkler, Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University