IPH-MTD: Malaria and Tropical Diseases

IPH-MTD: Malaria and Tropical Diseases

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course covers issues related to malaria as a major global health problem. Emphasizes the biology of malaria parasites and factors affecting their transmission to humans by anopheline vectors. Topics include host-parasite-vector relationships; diagnostics; parasite biology; vector biology; epidemiology; host immunity; risk factors associated with infection, human behavior, chemotherapy, and drug resistances; anti-vector measures; vaccine development; and management and policy issues. This course also covers other tropical and neglected diseases relevant to international public health policy.

  • Credit value: 3 (US standard) | 5 (ECTS standard)
  • Indicative duration (full time): 2-3 weeks
  • Indicative duration (part time): 4-6 week
  • Certificate: Yes

COURSE METHODOLOGY

This course is based on standard EUCLID methodology. Students may refer to the following resources:

  • Academic Guidelines (HQ version)
  • Academic Guidelines (most recent version even if unofficial)
  • Student Orientation Guidelines¬†(most recent version even if unofficial)

COURSE OBJECTIVES | LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • use a mandated Word template
  • use Word styles (Heading 1, Heading 2, Normal, Quote)
  • understand the rules of US spelling and punctuation placement
  • understand the rules of UK spelling and punctuation placement
  • properly use various approved rules of style
  • avoid plagiarism
  • use structure and logical flow
  • know how to write a EUCLID response paper
  • know how to create a EUCLID quiz
  • write academic assignments at the graduate and post-graduate level

REQUIRED TEXTS AND MATERIAL

  • The Fever: How Malaria Has Rule ¬†(Shah)
  • Malariology (Johns Hopkins)
  • Malaria Control in Complex Emergencies (WHO)
  • Guidelines for the treatment of Malaria (WHO)
  • Ending NTD 2014 Report
  • Neglected Tropical Diseases (WHO)
  • Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases: The Neglected Tropical Diseases and Their Impact on Global Health and Development (Hotez)

COURSE INSTRUCTOR | ASSOCIATED FACULTY


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