Health and Disease

COHD 203 - HEALTH AND DISEASE (7Cr.)

This module introduces students to the socio-economic context of health and illness, concepts of health, factors affecting wellbeing, the concepts related to how we protect ourselves, the immune system, general aspects of microbiology and parasitology, body reaction to external risk factors, the internal milieu and homeostasis. The module also introduces the student to epidemiologic aspects of disease and the types of variables, in addition to communication and medical interviewing, history taking skills.