Basic Demography and Population Dynamics

Provides an overview of the global population trends and patterns; population and health; enhance the technical skill and knowledge regarding use of demographic data for policy analysis development, program strategies and priorities. It would cover measures and indicators of nuptiality, fertility, mortality and migration, and migrant health issues and provide skills in making population estimation and projection. By the end of the course, the students will be able to explain population scenario, trends and patterns; discuss population composition and characteristics; and basic concepts in population dynamics, fertility, mortality, migration, urbanization and its relationship with health.