Infectious diseases’ disciplines are becoming emergent and highest concerns of global health discipline. The pandemic COVIDE-19 surge is considered to be the most global health crisis in our time and the greatest challenge to control the spread of the disease.
This discipline aims to limit or control the extent of infections spread among community associations, health facilities, particularly health care professions in different fields. Its broad discipline is not merely involved in infection control precautions, nor evidence-based practices and interventions, but it also expanded much beyond, evolving other branches that considered a foundation and advancement for such discipline as biology, para-cytology, mycology, morphology, ecology in addition to epidemiology, biostatistics, risk management, quality of health care, and evaluations to health care facilities measures.
In Palestine, the situation is difficult due to limited, insufficient resource and lack of experts in the field of infectious disease. This shortage urges to produce innovated experts in infectious disease particularly in epidemiology and biology.
The field of Infectious disease is receiving a considerable attention in recent years, and expected to continue for many years ahead for its integral role in the fight against dangerous infectious diseases. Obtaining a master’s degree in microbiological sciences of infectious diseases is becoming one of the highest needed degrees worldwide.
Professionals with a Master’s degree in microbiological sciences of infectious diseases can have several career paths to choose including but not limited to: