Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PHAR 651 Emerging Infectious Diseases



Course Description

Learners will approach infectious disease from a global health perspective in this discussion- based course. They will explore newly emergent diseases or diseases that have returned to importance in the last few decades and discuss these in a public health context with an emphasis on biology, diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and control. Learners will participate in the course by examining literature pertinent to the disease and relevant discussion with their peers.