Learning Outcomes for Study Session 4

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

4.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 4.1 and 4.3)

4.2  Describe what causes the common viral vaccine-preventable diseases, how the infectious agents are transmitted, and the characteristic signs and symptoms of an affected person. (SAQs 4.2 and 4.3)

4.3  Describe the treatment in the community of children who have measles. (SAQ 4.2)

4.4  Describe how measles, polio and hepatitis B can be controlled and prevented in rural communities. (SAQ 4.3)

Study Session 4  Viral Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

4.1  Overview of viral vaccine-preventable diseases