Principles of Diseases and basic pathology


 This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the pathologic basic of disease state.

 At the end of this course, the student should be able to: understand the mechanism of cellular injury and death and the pathogenesis/pathophysiology of disease states.


             The normal cell and the adopted cell

            Cell injury and cell death

            Inflammation and repair

            Neoplasia and its clinical aspects.

            Disease Immunity

            Systemic diseases; (Diabetes mellitus, Anaemia (iron storage disorder); govt and urate deposits in the kidneys)

            Fluid and haemodynamic imbalances

            Infection diseases

            Deficiency diseases (protein-caloric malnutrition vitamins/mineral deficiencies)

            The cardiovascular system

            Lymph nodes and spleen

-            All systems, skin liver, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, breasts and biliary tract

            Application of knowledge to pharmaceutical care.




Level of Study: 300 Level