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.


Level of Study: 300 Level