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Titel Malaria
Kursnummer 2163
Program Infektionsbiologi och global hälsa (BIGH)
Språk Engelska
Antal högskolepoäng 1.5
Datum 2017-11-20 -- 2017-11-24
Kursansvarig institution Institutionen för medicin, Solna
Särskild behörighet
Kursens lärandemål At the end of the module students will be able to:
- discuss current issues in malaria research, prevention and control in low and middle income countries
- analyse broader context of malaria prevention and control interventions
- explain the importance of the recent pathogenesis of malaria
- understand the management of severe and uncomplicated malaria
Kursens innehåll Malaria epidemiology, life cycle, morphology, pathogenesis, clinical aspects, diagnostic methods. Principles for therapy and prophylaxis, pharmacology and resistance to antimalarial drugs. Immunology, genetics and vaccines. Entomology and vector control. Public health and socio-economic aspects. New control policies and research strategies.
Arbetsformer The course will consist of lectures, seminars and practical sessions
Obligatoriska moment It is compulsory to attend all the lectures. The practical sessions attendance is not compulsory for students with previous knowledge on the specific skills. It will be possible to compensate absence by completing individual assignments provided by the course organizer.
Examination Written examination.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel Essential Malariology, Fourth Edition David A. Warrell and Herbert M. Gilles, Oxford University Press
Antal studenter 9 - 40
Urval av studenter Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
Övrig information The course will be located at Department of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska University Hospital Solna
Ytterligare kursledare Muhammad Asghar and Klara Sondén
Tidigare omdöme av kursen Not available
Kursansvarig Anna Färnert
Institutionen för medicin, Solna



Kontaktpersoner Anne Rasikari
Institutionen för medicin, Solna
08-517 718 61