public health tools epidemiological studies surveillance and monitoring discussion

1. Evidence is a key component in identifying trends and changing practice especially in the public health field.  Choose a public health topic that you are especially passionate about.  (e.g. water and sanitation, vaccinations, infectious disease, etc.) Discuss how studies/research support your views (for or against).

2. Choose a recent international or humanitarian disaster.What public health issues were associated with this incident? How would you manage these issues?


Kapur and Smith –  Chapter 9 Epidemiological Studies, Chapter 10 Surveillance and Monitoring