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.