TPH 3116: EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EPIDEMIOLOGY
TPH 3116: EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
DATE: AUGUST 2018 TIME: 3 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS

QUESTION ONE [25 MARKS]
Discuss the prevention, control and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. [25 marks]
QUESTION TWO [25 MARKS]
(a) Explain the main control measures towards emerging and reemerging diseases. [5 marks]
(b) Briefly discuss the epidemiology of Typhoid [10 marks]
(c) Explain the effects of parasitic diseases in the population. [10 marks]

QUESTION THREE [25 MARKS]
(a) Discuss multi drug resistant TB outlining its management challenges. [10 marks]
(b) List the risk factors for fungal diseases [10 marks]
(c) Discuss te cholera, indicating its transmission and treatment [5 marks]

QUESTION FOUR [25 MARKS]
(a) Explain the main control measures towards yellow fever. [15 marks]
(b) Discuss the clinical presentation of mar bug diseases. [10 marks]

QUESTION FIVE [25 MARKS]
(a) Discuss the disease ebola, from a global and African population indicating the distribution, transmission and treatment [20 marks]
(b) List the risk factors for bacterial diseases. [5 marks]
(c) Globally, infectious diseases is a public health concern. Discuss this statement by illustrating how this has contributed to the burden in terms of management. [15 marks]

 

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