VCH 502 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: VCH 502
COURSE TITLE: Zoonoses And Environmental Health
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week

COURSE DETAILS:
Course Coordinator: Dr. O.J. Awoyomi DVM, MVPH
Email: jojuawoyomi@yahoo.com
Office Location: COLVET, UNAAB
Other Lecturers: Prof. M.A. Dipeolu DVM, MVPH, PhD; Dr.O.O Kehinde DVM, MVPH Dr.O.O. Adebowale DVM, MVPH

Course Synopsis
Concepts, definitions and classification of zoonosesStudy of specific bacterial, viral, rickettsial, protozoan and fungal zoonoses with emphasis on
early detection, prevention, control and eradication Health implications of zoonotic diseases and contaminants in food of animal origin
Public health significance of rodents, birds and insects. Control methods and surveillance Water sources and environmental pollution
Waste management with emphasis on disposal and utilization e.g. biogas production

VCH 502 Lecture Note

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