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PUBH 6486 : Global Health Programs and Approaches to the Control of Infectious Diseases
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Prevention and Community Health
Public Health (PUBH)
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GHP-MPH: Global Health Policy
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Global Health (GH)
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Global Health Programs and Approaches to the Control of Infectious Diseases
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Control of Infectious Diseases
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PUBH 6002, PUBH 6003 and PUBH 6400
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Review strategies used for the control of infectious diseases with a focus on the situation in low and middle income countries. Review and critique the goals, strategies and challenges of major global health intervention programs designed to prevent and control infectious diseases. Includes a historical perspective of achievements to date and the importance of surveillance systems as a core component of effective programs. Intervention strategies addressed include vaccination programs and methods for analysis of effectiveness; the use of chemotherapy as prevention and treatment tools on a population basis; the role of nutritional supplementation; environmental approaches to infectious disease control; and combined/integrated approaches that involve multiple interventions and potential benefits.
1. Apply multi-disciplinary perspectives to identity, analyze, and address global health challenges. 2. Interpret and critique research and best practices to inform the development of evidence-based solutions for global health challenges. 3. Explain multilevel determinants of problems in global health and the basis for strategies and interventions.
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