Cardiovascular diseases 

Cardiovascular diseases  

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Introduction Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)  is the number 1 cause of death globally. According to WHO, cardiovascular disease is the name for the group of disorders […]

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

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Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable disease caused by bacteria Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. This is among oldest known pathogens. About one-third of the worlds’ population has […]

Chickenpox ; Signs Symptoms, Pathogenesis, Prevention, treatment

Chickenpox

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Introduction Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). VZV is a DNA virus and is a member of the herpesvirus […]

Influenza virus

Influenza

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Introduction Influenza is a highly infectious viral illness caused by influenza virus. It is a single stranded, helically shaped, RNA virus of the orthomyxovirus family. […]

Malaria; Introduction, Signs and Symptoms, Prevention, , Treatment

Malaria

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Introduction Malaria is a mosquito borne disease caused by parasite. Female Anopheles mosquitoes are the vector that transmits malaria. Among many species P.vivax and P.falciparum […]

Cholera; Introduction, Signs Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention, Control

Cholera

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Introduction Cholera is an acute disease, caused by infection of the intestine with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. It is a diarrhoeal infection which spreads through ingestion of contaminated […]

Leprosy

Leprosy

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  Introduction Leprosy also known as Hansen’s disease is an infectious disease caused by slow growing acid fast bacilli called Mycobacterium leprae. It is an […]

Study designs - Epidemiology; Observational Studies, Experimental studies

Study designs in Epidemiology

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  Study design In epidemiology, study mainly deals only with the distribution of diseases/conditions in human and with the factors influencing the distribution and the […]

Top causes death Globally- Comparison Communicable Non-Communicable diseases

Top causes of death globally

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Given are the Top 10 causes of death globally in the year 2015  and 2000 given by World Health Organization (WHO) . We can compare the […]

Polio vaccination

Introduction to Public Health

May 17, 2017 0

  Health The World Health Organization (WHO) described health in 1948, as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the […]