Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for MAJOR GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES: PROSPECTS FOR CONTROL (260.606.13), a course offered by the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Provides in-depth information on the basic pathogenic mechanisms of selected infectious diseases that continue to be of major public health importance worldwide, with an emphasis on underlying problems for development of effective public health interventions. Topics include HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, measles, as well as infectious disease hazards that may become important in the future. Students obtain a working knowledge of the biology of these diseases, including prospects for their effective management and control at both the individual and public health level, and of basic human immunology and vaccinology
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Discuss the biology of major global infectious diseases, including prospects for their effective management and control at both the individual and public health level, and of basic human immunology and vaccinology
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Winter Institute participants
Grading Policy: Student evaluation is based on class participation and responses to written questions
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade