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Intermediate Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
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Skills you will gain

Disease ControlDisease BiologyParasitologyMicrobiology
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
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Duke University

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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

21 minutes to complete

Welcome and Course Overview

21 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 1 min), 2 readings
2 readings
Course Overview10m
Course Clusters (How the course is structured)10m
3 hours to complete

Protozoans

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 74 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
11 videos
Malaria: Vector Control - Dr. Johnson Matowo6m
Malaria: Insecticide Resistance and Management - Dr. Johnson Matowo 11m
Malaria: Epidemiology - Dr. Franklin Mosha8m
Malaria: Mosquito Breeding Sites - Dr. Franklin Mosha 43s
Malaria: The Parasite in the Human Body - Dr. Mramba Nyindo11m
Malaria: Invasion and Colonization of Red Blood Cells by Merozoites - Dr. Mramba Nyindo 6m
Malaria: The Parasite in the Mosquito - Dr. Mramba Nyindo 7m
Malaria: Pathophysiology - Dr. John Bartlett7m
Malaria: Interview with Dr. Venance Maro 4m
Malaria: Interview with Dr. William Howlett 4m
1 reading
Malaria Overview Reading10m
3 practice exercises
Malaria Vectors and Vector Control30m
Case Study Practice (Optional)30m
Malaria30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Protozoans

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Trypanosomiasis: Sleeping Sickness - Dr. Mramba Nyindo11m
Trypanosomiasis: Human African Trypanosomiasis - Dr. Mramba Nyindo7m
Trypanosomiasis: Pathophysiology - Dr. John Bartlett6m
Trypanosomiasis: Interview with Dr. Venance Maro 4m
Trypanosomiasis: Interview with Dr. William Howlett 7m
1 reading
Trypanosomiasis Overview Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Trypanosomiasis30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Protozoans

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Toxoplasmosis: Pathophysiology - Dr. John Bartlett6m
Toxoplasmosis: Interview with Dr. Venance Maro 4m
Toxoplasmosis: Interview with Dr. William Howlett 6m
Leishmaniasis: Parasites and Vectors - Dr. Mramba Nyindo13m
Leishmaniasis: Pathophysiology & Treatment - Dr. John Bartlett6m
2 readings
Toxoplasmosis Overview Reading10m
Leishmaniasis Overview Reading10m
3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz30m
Toxoplasmosis30m
Leishmaniasis30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Cestodes

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 42 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Taeniasis: Pathophysiology of Taenia Saginatum - Dr. John Bartlett2m
Taeniasis: Interview with Dr. Venance Maro 1m
Taeniasis: Due to Taenia Solium - Dr. Mramba Nyindo6m
Taeniasis: Pathophysiology of Taenia Solium - Dr. John Bartlett5m
Echinococcosis: Hydatid Disease - Dr. Mramba Nyindo7m
Echinococcosis: Alveolar Disease - Dr. Mramba Nyindo4m
Echinococcosis: Pathophysiology - Dr. John Bartlett5m
Echinococcosis: Interview with Dr. Venance Maro 3m
2 readings
Taeniasis Overview Reading10m
Echinococcosis Overview Reading10m
2 practice exercises
Taeniasis30m
Echinococcosis30m

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