This is an interactive, multidisciplinary course, which aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge and practical training at the area of Infectious Disease epidemiology, using field or registered based data. The course will discuss risk and occurrence of important groups of infectious diseases such as sexual transmitted diseases, respiratory diseases, vector- borne diseases and their future under climate change alterations, blood-borne diseases- emerging zoonotic diseases, neglected tropical diseases, vaccine preventable diseases and the effects of public health interventions designed to prevent or control them. The course will cover both quantitative and qualitative methods that are used to collect data to study infectious diseases. The course will present infectious disease projects from around the world and the lessons learned from the field experience. This will allow the students to reflect on their own future project, consequently offers an opportunity to learn how to achieve a successful thesis or project within infectious disease epidemiology and One Health.
Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response, 7.5 credits
Spring Term 2023
22 March 2023
27 April 2023
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The course will be taught through a variety of flexible teaching methods which allow students to gain deep understanding, these may include lectures, seminars, case studies, group discussion, scientific papers reading, computer lab, site visit, scenarios and film show. Attendance at calls and seminars is mandatory. The course is given in English.
The course Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response (course code 3IS015), or other relevant course in Epidemiology of minimum 3 ECTS, and also a bachelor's degree (180 Credits) including a minimum of 30 ECTS within one of the following: biomedicine, medicine, public health science, nursing, environmental science, veterinary medicine, economics, social studies, biology, environmental health, environmental science, science-, engineering- and environmental studies, or political science. English for basic as eligibility for higher education.