221.612.01 CONFRONTING THE BURDEN OF INJURIES:A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
- Adnan Hyder
- Nhan Tran
Provides an understanding of approaches to measuring the burden of injuries around the world and familiarizes students with current estimates of the burden of injuries in the global and developing world. Develops basic skills for assessment of injury epidemiology. Provides an appreciation of how to use these measures for planning interventions for injury prevention and creates awareness of the economic implications of injuries in the developing world. Promotes effective use of data for appropriate policy analysis for reduction of injury burden.
1) Familiarize participants with current estimates of the burden of injuries globally; 2) provide a sound understanding of approaches to measuring the burden of injuries, including costs; 3) develop basic skills for assessment of the magnitude of the problem and evaluation of current/potential interventions; 4) promote effective use of data for policy development and provide tools to conduct policy analysis for reduction of injury burden.
- Tuesday 3:30 - 4:50
- Thursday 3:30 - 4:50
340.601; recommended 305.610
- Health Policy and Management