Track: Epidemiology and Public Health

Epidemiology and Public Health

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Epidemiology is the study of the "distribution and determinants" of diseases or disorders within groups of individuals, as well as the development of knowledge on how to avoid and control them. It is the backbone of public health, informing policy decisions and evidence-based medicine by identifying disease risk factors and preventive medicine goals. The goal of public health intervention is to enhance people's health and quality of life by preventing and treating sickness as well as other physical and mental illnesses.