Infectious diseases 781

Module code FMI 781
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content Introduction; study of contagious disease important to the traveller; contagious diseases in the tropical regions; viral illnesses in children; fever of unknown origin; sexually transmitted diseases; haemorrhagic fever; infective diarrhoea; meningitis; leprosy; HIV/Aids; tuberculosis; rabies; school attendance and infectious diseases; community-acquired pneumonia (GVP); acute virus hepatitis; rational use of antibiotics and other exogenous infections.
Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Family Medicine
Period of presentation Semester 1

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