Course Code: VET410

Course Title : Veterinary Medicine and Public Health

Weekly Teaching Hours: (2,0)

Course Description : In this course students are introduced to the wide range of veterinary involvement in maintaining and assuring human health, nationally and globally. Topics discussed include: zoonosis, food safety, epidemiological theory and surveillance methods, basic inference methods, computer, exercises involving data and One Health Concept involving intersections of veterinary medicine, human medice and enviromental health.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Textbook of Elements of Veterinary Public Health by Bachhil ( Editor) and Thapliyal ( Editor) and Sherikar. 2013
  • One Health: People, Animals and The Enviroment by Atlas and Maloy, 2014

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95% compulsory.