The objective of this course is to introduce the student as a potential healthcare practitioner to the basic philosophy and purpose of public health and hygiene.
Effect of population culture, development economy and government policies on public health.
Organization/management of public sanitation and communicable diseases and health education.
Current drug therapies for HIV/AIDS and the associated OI's (opportunist infections)
The emotional (psychological aspects of HIV)
The role of the Pharmacist as HIV/AIDS counselor/educator (Pharm. Services)
Mechanisms of infections host parasites relationship, transmission of infections development of drug resistance.