HIV epidemiology, prevention, immunology & virology

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen HIV Programme
26.09.2011 - 21.10.2011  Copenhagen
Continuous enrolment
Course Content
The course covers the evolution of the HIV pandemic and current epidemiological trends in HIV transmission including national, regional and local differences and minority populations. Teaching on HIV transmission and HIV and AIDS prevention will focus on drivers of the HIV epidemic e.g. legal, social, cultural and individual factors, coinfection with sexually transmitted infections, illicit drug use, and risk taking behaviour and perception. Further, the course will cover immunology and virology.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Current status of the HIV pandemic and its drivers; HIV transmission patterns and points of intervention; The immune response to HIV-infection and implications for HIV vaccine development; Most-at-risk populations, reporting & surveillance systems
Target Audience
Doctors, economists, midwives, nurses, psychologists, public health specialists, political scientists and social scientists. Persons with other related educational backgrounds are also invited to submit an application.
A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. health sciences, social sciences, etc.) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution; At least two years of relevant work experience; Proof of English proficiency; Basic IT/computer Skills
Accredited by the Danish Agency for Accreditation in September 2009.
Local Organizer
Copenhagen HIV Programme and Copenhagen School of Global Health
Learn or brush up your skills set in HIV epidemiology and join a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary university course, led by experts in the field. Apply online at:
Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Public Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Training for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Credit Points
5 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.412,00
Organizer contact info
The Panum Institute, building 21.1 2200 Copenhagen N
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