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Noncommunicable Diseases: Training Materials

General NCD Training Modules

To strengthen NCD capacity globally, and to improve skills in NCD surveillance, prevention and control, CDC has developed a series of NCD Training Modules which can be downloaded and adapted by public health practitioners, health educators and others. The NCD training materials are comprised of 24 modules, designed to:

  • Increase capacity in NCD epidemiology and program management
  • Provide a basic understanding of NCDs
  • Complement FETP projects and mentorship
  • Increase capacity for disease surveillance, prevention, management and control


Hypertension Program Training Materials

Annotated bibliography for hypertension control [257KB, 25 Pages]:
The hypertension bibliography was developed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and RTI International with the assistance of Resolve to Save Lives and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. This is a resource for the implementation of hypertension prevention and management programs.