Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
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Course Description
Required courses | Elective Subjects
Required courses
 
Credits (Lec.-Lab.-Field practice)
 
TMID 524 Fundamental of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

3 (2-2-5)

Prerequisite: None
 
Fundamental knowledge in tropical diseases and hygiene, etiology, hosts, vectors, environment, impact of nutrition, immunity and behavioral risks of disease, epidemiology, disease control and prevention, holistic management.
TMID 525 Food- and Water-borne Diseases (I) and Soil-transmitted Helminthiases
3 (2-2-5)
Prerequisite: None
 
Food and water-borne gastrointestinal diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, protozoa and soil-transmitted helminths, life cycle, pathogenesis, pathology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, prevention and control.
TMID 526 Food- and Water-borne Diseases (II) (Tissue Parasites)
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 
Food- and water-borne extra-gastrointestinal parasitic diseases, pathogens, intermediate hosts, life cycle, pathogenesis, pathology, clinical manifestation, diagnosis, management, prevention and control.
TMID 527 Mosquito-borne Diseases
3 (2-2-5)
Prerequisite: None
 

Mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue infection, Japanese encephalitis and lymphatic filariasis, epidemiology, pathogens, mosquito vectors, life cycle, pathogenesis, pathology, clinical manifestations, management, prevention and control, factors influencing pathogenesis.

TMID 528 Non-mosquito Vector-borne  Diseases  and Zoonoses
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 
Non-mosquito vector-borne diseases and zoonoses, epidemiology, pathogens, vectors, life cycle, pathogenesis, pathology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, prevention and control.
TMID 529 Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Human Immunodeficiency Virus    Related Problems
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 

Sexually transmitted diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection, AIDS related opportunistic infections, epidemiology, pathogen, pathogenesis, pathology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, prevention and control.

TMID 530 Common Health Problems and Diseases in the Tropics
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 
Common health problems and diseases in the tropics, etiologies, risk factors, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, prevention and control.
TMID 543 Travel Medicine I
1 (1-0-2)
Prerequisite: None
 
Common problems and diseases in travelers, pre-travelling and post-travelling screening, counseling, prevention and management.
TMID 547 Clinical, Community study and Laboratory practice
2 (0-4-2)
Prerequisite: None
 

Clinical, Community study and Laboratory practice visit to endemic areas, vector and disease survey, clinical practice in hospital, community life-style related to health problems, community health care and referral systems.

   
 
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