Master Tropical and Infectious Diseases

10. Dezember 2015 at 11:14

Autumn 2016, Nairobi, Kenya. 

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The Masters course in Tropical and Infectious Diseases is designed to address one aspect in the control process by training personnel who will form core infectious disease control teams consisting of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, epidemiologists and biologists capable of predicting disease outbreak, carrying out disease surveillance and controlling disease epidemics. The established core teams will be expected to work closely with the relevant government ministries to combat and control diseases. They will also be expected to work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other international agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and others.

Trainees of the programme will do coursework in the first year of their study following which they will be offered an intensive practical attachment in their areas of interest based on their professional background. During the attachment, trainees will be required to carry out a project related to their areas of professional interest.

 

Modules include:

– Medical Parasitology

– Vector Biology

– Immunology

– Molecular Biology

– Virology And Prion Infections

 

Requirements for Tropical and Infectious Diseases:

Candidates eligible for admission into the MSc. TID must have any of the following minimum qualifications from the University of Nairobi or any other universities recognized by the senate of the University of Nairobi:

– Holders of Bachelors degree in Medicine & Surgery, Dental Surgery, Pharmacy, Nursing Sciences and Veterinary Medicine;

– Holders of upper second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least three years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes.

– Holders of lower second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least five years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes.

– Any other equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognized by the Senate

 

Work Experience for Tropical and Infectious Diseases:

No work experience is required.

 

General information

Course language: English

Duration full-time: 2 Years

For more information about this Master course please contact:
P.O. Box 19676 – 00202
Kenyatta National Hospital University campus
Tel: +254 20 272 6765 /+254 723 398 025
Email: unitid@uonbi.ac.ke

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