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Understanding Dengue: Epidemiology and Disease Burden

About this course

Dengue fever is a prevalent, potentially fatal but preventable infection. This mosquito-borne disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Singapore. This course will discuss the epidemiology and burden of dengue disease.


Learning outcomes

  • To expand doctors’ knowledge about the epidemiology and burden of dengue fever
  • Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to improve their understanding in these aspects:
    1. Epidemiology of dengue
    2. Burden of dengue
    3. Prevention of mosquito breeding (source reduction)

Topics covered

  • Epidemiology
  • Disease overview
  • Disease burden
  • Virus and vector
  • Source reduction

1 CPD Point Available

  • Score at least 80% in the multiple-choice quiz.
  • A certificate can be downloaded upon successful completion. Please use the information on the certificate to claim your CPD points.

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