Course Content

Theoretical Session

  • Sources of environmental health hazards; natural and manmade and their implications on health.
  • Identification, analysis, assessment and control of environmental health hazards.
  • Environmental hazards and disease mechanisms.
  • Legal, ethical and socio-economic issues in environmental health.

Practical Session

  • Water quality assessment for geogenic contamination induced diseases.
  • Environmental sample analysis for identification of biological hazards.
  • Field survey methods and visits for assessment of environmental health hazards.
  • Characterization of allergens and other asthmatic agents.