Relevance of parasitic diseases in emergency situations and in national and international crisis area. Definition of definitive and intermediate host, vector, zoonosis; parasitosis and immunodeficiency; systematics of animal and human parasites. The diagnostic laboratory of parasitology. Classification and morphobiological characteristics of the principal forms of propagation of parasites. Notes of morphobiology, epidemiology, prophylaxis, diagnosis and therapy of the following parasitic agents: Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Leishmania, Toxoplasma, Echinococcus, Cysticercosis, larval ascaridiasis, mosquitos, louses, ticks, diptera and mange acari. Specific activities to carry out in emergency situations. Definition of epidemiology and basic concepts - tasks and purposes of epidemiology - determinants - the concept of "population" - transmission and maintenance of infections - measures of frequency and pattern of diseases - prevention, control and eradication of diseases. Main diseases causing health emergencies. Emerging diseases and
epidemic risks, epidemiological situation in real time, national and international information agencies on the onset, geographic and temporal distribution of disease outbreaks. Control measures, management of epidemiological data through IT tools (database, GIS). Biosafety elements and practical management of emergencies according to international standards.