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
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TOP REVIEWS FROM TROPICAL PARASITOLOGY: PROTOZOANS, WORMS, VECTORS AND HUMAN DISEASES
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
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.
very interesting course, with useful readings/lessons, and serious usefulness as MD consultant for international travellers.
A very enthralling and informative course for anyone interested in tropical parasitology. The field talks are diamonds.
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