The overall aim of social and community medicine training (iSOCO) in undergraduate medical, dental surgery and pharmacy curriculum is to develop patient-centered and community-oriented professional health care providers. iSOCO is a longitudinal module introducing students to social and community medicine. It will prepare them to understand the basic principles of social and community health care, which they will need within the practice of medicine, dental surgery and pharmacy. The module is divided into five main sections (Population Health, Health Systems, Social Medicine, Communication skills and Professionalism) that are further divided in key elements. Year 1 will be used as an introduction to the five sections. This will be continued in years 2, 3 and 4.
This module entails the concepts and methods of statistics and probability in Biosciences to help develop critical judgment and decision making abilities through the use of quantitative methods. Students are initiated with collection of data, presentation/organization of the collected data in quantitative form, analysis and interpretation of the results, interpretation and making decisions on the basis of such analysis.
- Teacher: Emie Bienvenu
This course is for 4th year Pharmacy student in academic year 15-16
- Lecturer: NYANDWI Jean Baptiste
Comparative psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the study of animal behavior. Modern research on animal behavior began with the work of Charles Darwin and Georges Romanes and has continued to grow into a multidisciplinary subject. Today, biologists, psychologists, anthropologists, ecologists, geneticists and many others contribute to the study of animal behavior.
- Teacher: Dr. Assumpta Muhayisa