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Kenya is regarded as one of the countries in Africa with their top university being the University of Nairobi. Last year, the Kenyan government, upgraded 15 institutions to fully university status in a bid to increase the student’s accessibility to these universities.

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MSc Tropical and Infectious Diseases

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

Infectious pathogens which include bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi are the most frequent and life threatening health problems occurring in tropical countries. Of these, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), malaria and pulmonary tuberculosis cause the highest morbidity and mortality in populations leaving in the tropics [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in Kenya. Infectious pathogens which include bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi are the most frequent and life threatening health problems occurring in tropical countries. Of these, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), malaria and pulmonary tuberculosis cause the highest morbidity and mortality in populations leaving in the tropics The Masters course in Tropical and Infectious Diseases is designed to address one aspect in the control process by training personnel who will form core infectious disease control teams consisting of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, epidemiologists and biologists capable of predicting disease outbreak, carrying out disease surveillance and controlling disease epidemics. The established core teams will be expected to work closely with the relevant government ministries to combat and control diseases. They will also be expected to work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other international agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and others. Trainees of the programme will do coursework in the first year of their study following which they will be offered an intensive practical attachment in their areas of interest based on their professional background. During the attachment, trainees will be required to carry out a project related to their areas of professional interest. Qualifications Candidates eligible for admission into the MSc. TID must have any of the following minimum qualifications from the University of Nairobi or any other universities recognized by the senate of the University of Nairobi: Holders of Bachelors degree in Medicine & Surgery, Dental Surgery, Pharmacy, Nursing Sciences and Veterinary Medicine; Holders of upper second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least three years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes. Holders of lower second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least five years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes. Any other equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognized by the Senate Fee Structure 1st year: Kenyans (inclusive of tuition, all other university expenses) : Ksh. 372,500 Non Kenyans : US$ 5,962 2nd year Kenyans : Ksh. 494,500 Non Kenyans : US$ 7,567 [-]