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Fall 2017
Jan 21, 2018
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INTH 406 - Disease Control&Glob Hlth Init
The course will review large scale international disease control partnerships such as Malaria, TB, Onchocerciasis  (River-Blindness). On the research side health partnerships such as the program on Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) will be compared with similar programs in the agricultural research arena. The course will analyze the programs from several perspectives and attempt to draw some general conclusions as to modalities for effective large scale disease control programs. These perspectives are: intervention strategies, organizational framework, financing mechanisms, and typology of partnerships. The course will also convey a thorough understanding of the history and current international disease control efforts, and associated political implications from an international perspective.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

International Health Department

Course Attributes:
Mean Grade is Calculated

Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      International Health
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     

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