Epidemiology and Diseases Control Management Department

The department of EPD is one of the latest departments created out of the department of Environmental Health in order to provide middle level epidemiological personnel that will assist in epidemiological and disease control activities in communities. The department currently run National Diploma programme in epidemiology and Disease Control Technology.

The aim of the programme is to raise giants in the field of epidemiology that will beable to;

  • Carry out rudimentary Epidemiological functions
  • Organize Epidemiological and disease control information in the community
  • Participate in development of information, education and communication materials at the community level.
  • Assist communities identify their health challenges and Assist in facilitating surveillance and disease notification.

Till date the department has trained over 40 students and are currently training 59 students under the National Diploma programme. The department under the guidance of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) is planning to start Higher National Diploma (HND) in Epidemiology and disease Control As soon as possible.