Department of Epidemiology

Department:-

Epidemiology.

Abbreviation:-

PHP.

Short name:-

Pub. Health.

Defining Statement:-

Epidemiology is the study of how frequently different diseases and other health outcomes occur in human populations, and how they are distributed in various groups within the population. It is also the study of the causes of diseases and other health outcomes in humans, and of factors that influence their occurrence. Epidemiology department considered basic sciences of public health that focus on the prevention and improvement of health of all people through preventive measures rather than curative measures.

Vision:-

We are seeking to be the premier academic institution that disseminates knowledge and high quality of research activity to develop effective solutions to current and future public health problems in Sudan and worldwide.

Mission:-

Our mission is to provide students with a comprehensive and rigorous education that prepares them for an exciting and rewarding career in epidemiologic research, practice, and education. Emphasis is on theory and methods. In addition, students are given structured opportunities to put into practice what they have learned, by participating in activities outside the university that give them real life experience of epidemiology.

Goal:-

our aim is that with the unique training received, students would be able to competently embark on a career in any of the various specialty areas in epidemiology, and this is reflected in our curriculum.

Objectives:-
  • To Provide well-trained professionals to demonstrate competency in core areas of public health.
  • To Create chances for the students to participate in Faculty research.
  • To Promote excellence in teaching this helps at preparing the next generation of epidemiologist.
  • To Provide service to the state and region in efforts to study, prevent, and control disease and injury.
  • To Explain the importance of epidemiology for informing scientific, ethical, economic and political discussion of health issues.
  • To Assess public health problems in terms of magnitude, person, time and place.
  • To Identify basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of epidemiologic data.
No. of  Years:-

5 years

No. of Credit Hours:-

171 Credit Hours

No of Academic Staff:-

1  Associate professor.

1  Assistant professor.

1 PhD student.

1 Master holder.

1 Academic Staff.

1 Administrative Staff.