Summer Academy

Individuals may apply to attend the annual Summer Academy held in Atlanta USA.  This includes preparatory webinars and the summer course detailed below.

Intensive, multi-disciplinary course: World-class faculty will lead modules that include a dynamic mix of theoretical concepts and applied learning, active discussion, teamwork exercises, and workshops on leadership, implementation science, and systems improvement.

Priority Areas of Focus:

  • Leadership
  • Effective communication
  • Policy and program development and implementation
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Organization and management
  • Evidence-based strategies

Participants will:

  • Develop applied skills in the areas of NCDs
  • Enhance leadership skills
  • Increase their appreciation of the dynamics of systems
  • Expand their international professional networks


  • an epidemiology course.
  • a biostatistics course.
  • purely a leadership course.