PARA 602: Epidemiology of Tropical Diseases


History and methods of epidemiology; Epidemiological treatment of the major parasitic diseases of the tropics (i.e., malaria, the leishmaniasis, the trypanosomiasis, schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis, the filariases, the Guinea worm disease, Cestodes infestations, Buruli ulcer and Soil-Transmitted Helmiths - STHs); Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); The role of human behaviour in the epidemiology of tropical diseases and its implications for control.