This course is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of interested lay people, people with chronic disease, public health researchers, health clinicians, students, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of the burden of chronic disease . It shows how all chronic diseases (obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cancer) are related by a set of common causes, and that such diseases should be tackled, not individually, but as part of a complex system, with interrelated contributing factors. These factors are genetic, environmental, psychological, economic, social, developmental, and media related.
Easing the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseaseThe University of Sydney
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The University of Sydney
Our excellence in research and teaching makes the University of Sydney one of the top universities in Australia and highly ranked among the best universities in the world. In 2020, we were ranked second in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings, and first in Australia in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EASING THE BURDEN OF OBESITY, DIABETES AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Excellent course. Not too long, not too short. Useful for those with a scientific and non-scientific background.
Excellent course. I especially like the assignments where participants were asked to design intervention programs based on the case options that were presented.
It was a advantageous course for me and i learned a lot in it.
Thank you so much for a very wonderful course. i have learned so much.
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