Communicable diseases


The objective of this Module is to provide scholars with knowledge about the natural history of disease, prevention, and control of the most frequent and important communicable diseases.

The program will cover the following topics: epidemiological (public health) surveillance, application of epidemiological methods in outbreak investigation, design and management of immunization programs, application of molecular epidemiology in diagnosis of some communicable diseases and international aspects of prevention and control of important infectious diseases.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Inform the community about relevant infectious diseases and potential risks
  2. Organize a surveillance system
  3. Investigate outbreaks and initiate/organize appropriate measures
  4. Introduce preventive measures and immunization programs
  1. Communicable Diseases Control Approaches During Emergency Situation and Disaster
  2. Rapid Health Assessment
  3. Introduction to Communicable Diseases
  4. History and Importance of Infectious Diseases
  5. Outbreak Investigation
  6. Communicable Disease Surveillance
  7. Disinfection
  8. Disease Prevention and Control
  9. Communicable Diseases Control Approaches During Emergency Situation and Disaster
  10. Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Duration: 30 Learning Hours
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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.

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