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M.Sc. in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (TMID)

Dr Hanan Tahir

Programme Coordinator
  • Email: hanan.tahir@umst-edu.sd
  • Phone: +249-183-224175

M.Sc. in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (TMID)


Why study with us?
Tropical and infectious diseases bear a wide spectrum and inevitable burden to human lives; they remain a prominent cause of morbidity and mortality in tropical countries including the Sudan. Moreover, there is a real need for this specialization by the growing number of doctors interested to work in this specialty. An initiative taken up by the University of Medical Sciences & Technology to implement this master programme in Sudan
Aims: This course aims to provide training in clinical tropical medicine and infectious diseases and to develop candidates’ knowledge and comprehension to the preventive and curative management strategies which promote health and well-being in tropical countries
Objectives:
By the end of this course the students should be able:- Describe the causation, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, management and control of the major parasitic, bacterial, and viral diseases of tropical countries. Upgrade clinical skills in tropical and infectious diseases in order to make appropriate clinical decision.
Demonstrate knowledge and skills in diagnostic laboratory methods. Apply epidemiological principles, analyse and interpret statistical tests.
Introduce concepts and strategies of prevention and control of diseases.