Learning outcomes of the course unit
C. Signorelli – Igiene Epidemiologia Sanità Pubblica Ed. Universo
Barbuti S,,Fara G.M,Giammanco G, IGIENE Ed.Moruzzi
Course contents summary
General epidemiology of infectious diseases:host-parasite relationship, sources and reservoirs of infection, modes of transmission, modes of emergence of infections in the population.
General prophylaxis:types and levels of preventive intervention, notification, quarantine measures, diagnostic investigation, sterilisation, disinfection, disinfestation, vaccine prophylaxis, types of vaccine, vaccine strategies and schedules, passive immunoprophylaxis and chemoprophylaxis
Epidemiology and prevention of the non infectious illnesses of social importance.
Environment: physical, chemical and biological contaminants and toxicological aspects
Water: physical, chemical and microbiological criteria
drinking water treatment
Wastewater: biological treatment
Solid waste : treatment
Atmospheric pollution: main pollutant and health effects
Assessment methods and criteria