Health and Tropical Diseases

Health and Tropical Diseases

International Extension Programs

Health and Tropical Diseases

Some characteristics:
Study of diseases that are typical from tropical areas as malaria, yellow fever, schistosomiasis and others. Also, the study of infectious diseases such as the ones caused by an infection of HTLV-1 and of genetic pathologies, as the falciform anemia that is considered to be neglected in studies. There will be emphasized the vectors, hosts and intrinsic mechanisms to the organism, as well as the impact of these diseases regarding environmental health, while the cause of outbreaks and epidemics. There will also be studied the conditions of the origin and Evolution, as well as obstacles for the control of tropical diseases that are neglected in Brazil and in other developing countries. The teaching staff is made of teachers/ researchers in the areas of study.

- Students, researchers and professionals of Medicine; Biology and other fields of Health Sciences.
- The classes will be taught in English.

- Kabula Campus

Weekly working hours: 20 h

Period of program:
4 weeks (July or August)