Introduction to Tropical Medicine
Area of Study
Biology, Biomedical Sciences
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
Environmental factors in tropical countries which facilitate endemic diseases; geographical distribution and transmission of commonly found diseases caused by microbes, protozoa, and helminthes with special reference to Southeast Asia; non-infectious diseases existing in the region such as nutritional disorders, food poisoning, snake and other venomous bites and stings ; Prevention of the tropical diseases.
- Explain about the factors that facilitate endemic diseases.
- Explain the distribution and transmission of diseases in tropical countries.
- Know the prevention of the tropical diseases.
- Suggested readings
- Discussion in class
- Powerpoint Presentations
- Texts and teaching materials
Measurement and Evaluation of Student Achievement:
- The ability to explain about the factors that facilitate endemic diseases.
- The ability to explain the distribution and transmission of diseases in tropical countries.
- The ability to explain the prevention of the tropical diseases.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations