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Title: Careers In Epidemiology


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Careers
In
Epidemiology
Introduction
Job Prospects
Remuneration
Institutes
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Introduction
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Epidemiology is the study of disease which
focuses on protecting entire communities or
populations, rather than an individual. Epidemiolo
gy is an area of specialization in public health.
It is an interdisciplinary field of medical
science, concerned with the study of the factors
that may cause various types of health ailments
to a particular community or the general public.
To be more specific, Epidemiology is the study
and control of disease or injury patterns in
human populations.
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Job Prospects
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As an epidemiologist, one may perform research in
laboratories, investigate outbreaks of new
diseases, and educate individuals about the
harmful factors that influence personal health.
They inspect how a disease affects the
inhabitants in a certain place, the emergence of
viruses in a specific geographical area, or track
the occurrence of a certain ailments.
Epidemiologists spend much of their time
collecting data and then analyzing it. This will
include the use of observations, surveys,
personal interviews, blood samples and other
human tissue samples to discover what is causing
the spread of disease. Once they understand how a
disease is spread, they then develop a means for
prevention and control.
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Remuneration
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The average pay for an Epidemiologist is Rs
600,000 per year.
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Institutes
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Department of Epidemiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr.
M.G.R. Medical University,Chennai , Tamil
Nadu. Department of Veterinary Epidemiology and
Preventive Medicine, West Bengal University of
Animal and Fishery Sciences,Kolkata / Calcutta ,
West Bengal. Public Health Foundation of
India-Delhi,New Delhi , Delhi NCR.
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