Module 2 – Waterborne infections and outbreaks

  Waterborne outbreaks 

 
Aim:
The aim of this section is to understand the definitions and concepts and types of waterborne outbreak , what is the control and the treatment of them, what are the main epidemiological characteristics, what are the rules of their investigation and what are the general measures responses.
 
Content:
* Introduction to Epidemiology 
* Epidemiological studies 
* Descriptive and analytical epidemiology 
* Waterborne epidemics-study 
* Examples of water-borne epidemics
 
Outcomes: To gain basic knowledge of epidemiology and how they are used during the investigation of waterborne outbreaks. To understand the determination of the cause of a waterborne disease and the risk factors that contribute to the challenge, and the way of transmission in a population.