Introduction to NCD Epidemiology

Date published
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


This lesson will provide participants with an overview of epidemiology, with an emphasis on non-communicable diseases. It is an interactive, instructor-led training. After approximately 2 hours, the participants complete a skill assessment to determine mastery of the module objective. They will iIdentify a local health problem and describe in general terms the functions of epidemiology they  would use to address the problem.

The facilitator guide contains copies of all slides and guidelines on what to say and do for each slide. It also contains the skill assessment (i.e., exercise) and potential answers. 

The participant guide contains copies of all slides, some key points, a place to take notes, and all exercises.

Note:  You must have "instructor" membership status to download the (MS Word) facilitator guide and PowerPoint presentation.

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Learning Resource Package
Non-communicable diseases
Epidemiology training
Multiple regions
Country or Area
Multiple countries