EN3027: Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases syllabus for Env 2021 regulation (Professional Elective-V)

Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases detailed syllabus for Environmental Engineering (Env) for 2021 regulation curriculum has been taken from the Anna Universities official website and presented for the Env students. For course code, course name, number of credits for a course and other scheme related information, do visit full semester subjects post given below.

For Environmental Engineering 6th Sem scheme and its subjects, do visit Env 6th Sem 2021 regulation scheme. For Professional Elective-V scheme and its subjects refer to Env Professional Elective-V syllabus scheme. The detailed syllabus of epidemiology and control of communicable diseases is as follows.

Course Objectives:

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Unit I

GENERAL Definitions – Dynamics of disease Transmission – Investigation of disasters – Survey -Chain of transmission of diseases – disease control – control of source – control of mode of transmission – susceptible host – typical epidemic control – Investigations.

Unit II

RESPIRATORY, WATER, AND FOOD BORNE DISEASES Respiratory diseases – Definition – Group – control of source. Water and Food borne diseases – General reservoir of infection — agents – food decomposition – vehicle or transmission of diseases -control of water and food-borne diseases.

Unit III

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Unit IV

MISCELLANEOUS DISEASES AND ILLNESSES Miscellaneous diseases and illnesses – Ringworm, hookworm infections, ancylostomiasis, tetanus, amoebiasis. Other illnesses associated with environment and food – Lead poisoning, carbon monoxide poisoning – mercury poisoning – illnesses associated with air pollution – nutritional deficiency diseases — Illness associated with building material

Unit V

ASPECTS OF HEALTH SERVICES The Organization of Health services — Tasks for the health services – the major components of health services (curative, preventive, special services, statistics and health education) -resources for the health services — community participation in health services. Declaration of ALMA-ATA.

Course Outcomes:

The students completing the course will have the ability to

  1. Outline the dynamics of disease transmission and different aspects of health services
  2. Explain the different types of diseases transmitted through air, water and food ,
  3. Comprehend miscellaneous diseases and illnesses
  4. Understand the mode of transmission and control of vector borne diseases
  5. Understand major components of health services

Text Books:

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For detailed syllabus of all the other subjects of Environmental Engineering 6th Sem, visit Env 6th Sem subject syllabuses for 2021 regulation.

For all Environmental Engineering results, visit Anna University Env all semester results direct link.

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