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  • the branch of medicine that deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.

Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases in populations. It is the key quantitative discipline that underpins public health, which is often defined as the organised efforts of society to prevent disease and to promote health

 --Prof. Danesh, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge

Epidemiology Studies

Defining Epidemiology



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