Populations and health

ldemo2610  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Populations and health
5 credits
30.0 h
Bocquier Philippe; Gourbin Catherine;
Main themes
- The mortality history of populations : compared perspectives of epidemiological transitions - Information systems and strategies of observation and research in the field of health (prospective and experimental studies, case-control studies) - Concepts - health, reproductive health, morbidity, nutritional status, disability, dependence, mortality - and their indicators - Demo-epidemiologic measures: incidence, prevalence, relative risks… - Today's main problems in public health: North/South comparison.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Knowledge of the sources of information and of the tools and methods to analyze health and mortality in popu-lations over time and space.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
Written examination. Access to references, presentations and other course documents on Icampus. Portfolio of readings.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Environmental Science and Management

Master [120] in Family and Sexuality Studies

Master [120] in Population and Development Studies

Master [120] in Public Administration