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Diploma in Medical Entomology and Disease Vector Control

Governments in developing countries, UN agencies, especially the World Health Organization, and a large number of global research organizations always remain in search of qualified professionals in this specific domain. To fill this ever-increasing gap, the intensive curriculum of Medical Entomology and disease Vector Control has been arranged to impart state-of-the-art knowledge related to disease transmission by vectors and epidemiology with a focus on entomological investigations, vector control methods, monitoring, evaluation and management. It is expected that upon completion, the graduates of the Medical Entomology and Disease Vector Control should be able to; Identify major vector-borne diseases and the vector species/pests responsible for transmission of disease; Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate vector control programs based on integrated vector and disease management. Apply acquired knowledge in the control and prevention of vector-borne diseases

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate should possess one of the following qualifications or an equivalent degree from a recognized university or accrediting body.

  • Sc./BSc. Degree in Biology/Zoology/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Environmental Health sciences/ Agriculture Entomology and Pharmacy / Nursing
  • MBBS/DVM/D. Pharmacy
  • Relevant MS/MSc./BSc. Degree ( In Biological and Bio Medical Sciences)

Duration: One Year 

Fee: 120,000