BBS 3105 History of medicine Course Description The course introduces participants to the history of medicines. The course is made up of lecturers and tutorials. Objective Describe major historical events in medicine. Explain the significancy of these events to current medical practice. Outcomes At the end of the course, the student will be able to explain major historical events in medicine and their importance. Content Historical discoveries; History of chemotherapy. Evolution of medicine as a profession. Development of medical services in Uganda. Requirements 60 contact hours equivalent to 4 CU Mode of assessment Progressive assessment 40% End of Semester exam 60%.