This course provides students an understanding of important human parasitic diseases, including their life cycles, vectors of transmission, distribution and epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention and control. Tropical Parasitology is taught by faculty from an area highly impacted by tropical parasites- the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College in Moshi, Tanzania. The faculty include Drs. Frank Mosha and Mramba Nyindo (and two lecturers, Drs. Johnson Matowo and Jovin Kitau). Dr. John Bartlett, Professor of Medicine, Global Health and Nursing at Duke University, joins his faculty colleagues in this effort.
Tropical Parasitology: Protozoans, Worms, Vectors and Human DiseasesDuke University
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John A. Bartlett, M.D.Professor of Medicine, Global Health and Nursing at Duke University Medical Center
Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College trains health professionals of all cadres ranging from Diplomas, Ordinary Degrees, Post Graduate Degrees and Doctor of Philosophy. Besides Post doctoral training opportunities are availed apart from continuing Education programmes.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM TROPICAL PARASITOLOGY: PROTOZOANS, WORMS, VECTORS AND HUMAN DISEASES
I really enjoyed doing this course, I was a bit worried about the final exams but I had so much fun doing them. Really happy that I registered for it and I would advise anyone to take part.
A very good expirience for those who love the Parasitology! Very nice expirience. I hope next versions. Greetings from Bolivia.
I have learnt a lot through this course. I am really thankful to coursera for offering this course. This will help me a lot in my future research. Thankyou
Excellent course! Doctors are great and despite English, difficult to understand at times, it does not take away the brilliance of the course or the content presented! Thank you
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