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PUBH 6484 : Prevention and Control of Vector Borne Diseases
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:12:23 GMT
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:30:38 GMT
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Prevention and Community Health
Public Health (PUBH)
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GHPDME-MPH: Global Health Program Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation
PHMEID-MS: Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
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Prevention and Control of Vector Borne Diseases
Short Course Title
Prev&Cont of Vector Borne Dis.
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Study of insects and other vectors responsible for transmission of diseases in developing countries, including plague, malaria, dengue fever, onchocerciasis (river blindness), and chikungunya virus. Special focus on developing countries, particularly in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Diseases such as West Nile Virus and Lyme disease in the United States and elsewhere are also addressed. New methods for effective management and control.
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
• Understand the epidemiology of vector-borne diseases
• Understand the principles of disease transmission by arthropods and key issues in vector biology
• Acquire knowledge on various disease vectors, for example, insects that transmit malaria, dengue fever and sleeping sickness.
• Demonstrate an understanding of strategies for controlling vector-borne diseases.
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:59:31 GMT
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