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Svensk benämning Malaria
Engelsk benämning Malaria
Kursnummer 2163
Antal högskolepoäng 1.5
Kursansvarig institution Institutionen för medicin, Solna
Särskild behörighet
Betygsskala Godkänd/Icke godkänd
Fastställd av The Board of Postgraduate Education
Datum för fastställande 2008-05-15
Kursens syfte
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
Examination Written examination.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel Essential Malariology, Fourth Edition David A. Warrell and Herbert M. Gilles, Oxford University Press
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.
Kursansvarig Anna Färnert
Institutionen för medicin, Solna



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