Health and disease concepts, primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
Screening and related measurements (sensitivity, specificity, VPP, VPN, concordance).
Data sources. Frequency measurements, ratios, proportions and rates.
Types of studies: descriptive, observational and experimental design
Evaluation of causal relationships. Hill criteria. Main risk measures
Risk assessment. Bias and Confounding. Simpson paradox and Will-Rogers phenomenon.
Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases. Vaccine efficacy and Herd protection.
Epidemiology and prevention of chronic degenerative diseases.
Evidence-based epidemiology: Evidence Based Prevention