The skills encompassed in this unit cover the vast field of Public Health and Preventive Medicine starting from the cardinal areas of:
Epidemiology and prevention of invective diseases;
Epidemiology and prevention of food-transmitted infections; epidemiology and prevention of chronic-degenerative diseases;
Environmental Hygiene and chemical contamination;
Hygiene in hospitals and health care structures;
Health organisation and management;
Drug economy applied to preventive medicine issues;
Health Technology Assessment (HTA).
The unit is involved in the development of cutting-edge techniques for community diagnosis and epidemiology monitoring in all fields of preventive medicine.