UE 9.1 : Infectious Diseases and Public Health

  • Objectives 
General presentation of main infectious diseases in Public Health. Introductory courses to Statistics, Epidemiology and Phylogeny.
 
  • Methodological and technical skills acquired
General knowledge in infectious diseases and epidemiology. Critical analysis of scientific publications.
 
  • Program and Content of the Module
Theoretical courses : 40 h
• General knowledge in infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites.
• General knowledge on human and animal infectious diseases
• Specific knowledge on selected endemic and epidemic infectious diseases with a significant impact on public health
• Organisation of monitoring and alert systems
• Use of phylogeny computer programs
• Use of statistics computer programs
• Critical analysis of scientific publications

 
Tutorials : 20 h
• Critical analysis of English written scientific publications on statistics and on emerging pathogens
• Critical analysis of English written scientific publications in relation with programs of UE 9.1, 9.2, 9.4, 9.6, 9.7, 9.8 et 9.9