Head of Department : Mr. Abdelwahab Abdallah ( Associate prof).
Number of staff members: 8 members ( 2 Professor,2 Associate Prof.,1 Assistant Prof, 3 Lecturers).
Vision: The department of preventive medicine and veterinary public health aspires to be a leader in applied research in animal health and welfare.
Mission: The application of professional veterinary skills, knowledge and resources to the protection and improvement of both human and animal health.
1- Veterinary Epidemiology (fourth year First semester) The dynamic of disease and the factors determining its occurrence, Frequency of disease occurrence , pattern of disease occurrences and how they are calculated , concept of risk and the determination of some risks parameters Screening tests and diagnostic tests and their interpretation and their characteristics Introduction to disease prevention and control.
2- epidemiology of Infectious Disease: – General introduction on types of parasites, hosts and mode of transmission of parasitic diseases, their economic importance, diagnosis and control. Endemic bacterial diseases in different animal species and methods of their control Mastitis in different animal species and it’s control,Control of diseases caused by Rickettsia and Mycoplasma, Diseases of the newly-born animals and their control, Bacterial and Fungal diseases that cause abortion and their control, Prevention and control of other important bacterial and fungal diseases, Viral diseases and effective methods of their prevention and control.
3- Biostatisticsand research methodology Introduction to statistics,Graphic presentation , Descriptive statistics Normal distribution ,Elementary sampling theory ,statistical estimation correlation and regression ,chi-square ,student t- distribution Analysis of variance Basic principles of experimental design.
4- Zoonosis Types of zoonosis, classification, methods of transmission. Bacterial , viral , parasitic zoonotic diseases, zoonotic diseases
6- Farm Bisecurity Scientific concept of poultry biosecurity.understanding Biosecurity Systems of biosecurity, Ways of disease transmission Standards for entering poultry/livestock farms, barns. Flock Health Management Standards Standards for farm management.
7- Veterinary Ethics and animal welfare: The psychology of the extension work. The role of extension in control of the epidemics and boosting livestock productivity. The extension and rural development. The characters of the instructor. Methods and ways of delivery of the extension methods. Training in extension skills and planning extension programmes and ways of their application. Groups targeted by the extension service. Extension dynamics.
8-Live Stock Economics and veterinary extension Introduction:Management, Business objectives, Decision Making , Planning Control, Business area’s to be managed, Economic farming, Cost, Farm enterprise Gross output , Farm income , Business accounting, Balance sheet and analysisBudgeting, Information on pre-investment studies
9- Food safety and Meat Hygiene Food animals.Comparative anatomy. Slaughterhouse construction and design. Pre-slaughter care of food animals. Slaughter and preparation. Emergency slaughter. Ante-mortem examination. Post-mortem examination. General physiological and pathological conditions of importance in examination of meat. Affections of specific parts. Bacterial, viral and parasitic diseases of food animals, Inspection of poultry and fish. Meat-borne infections and intoxications. Meat plant hygiene (HACCP). Practical meat inspection.
Post graduate students : 4 PhD.