Aim: To apply epidemiological terminology and independently design a study
Key concepts: ethics, gender, health indicators, health transition, study design, cross-sectional study, cohort study, case-control study, exposure, outcome, risk ratio, odds ratio, prevalence, incidence, mortality, morbidity, QUALY, DALY Formulate a research question and write a proposal for the type of study design that would answer the question. Motivate the choice of study design, approx. 750 words excluding references.
Formulate an ethical dilemma in accordance to your research question and discuss it in a structured way, use for instance the systematic approach to ethical reasoning outlined on page 24 in the book edited by Pinto and Upshur – An introduction to global health ethics. Approx. 750 words excluding references. Individual feedback.