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01.1 Phase 1  

 ii. Demography – (Lectures - 2 hours + Tutorials - 1 hour)

Objective

Content

T-L Activity

Time Hrs.

Describe the factors that affect the size and composition of the population

Definition of Demography

Fertility, Mortality &Migration

Age & sex composition

Age pyramids

Lecture

1

Describe the sources of population data

Population census

Demographic & Health Surveys

Registration systems & their                                       limitations

Field visit and student presentations

Lecture

1

8

 

RECOMMENDED READING MATERIAL

  • Park, K 2007, ‘Demography and Family Planning’, in Park’s Text Book of Preventive and Social Medicine pp. 379- 389, Banarsidas Bhanot Publishers, Jabalpur, India.

  • De Silva WI 2007, A population Projection of Sri Lanka, pp 10 – 12, 16 -19, 24 - 26 & 36 – 50,  IHP, Colombo.

NEWS AND EVENTS

Dr. B. Kumerendran assumed duties as a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Medicine ,University of Jaffna from 01-01-2019

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