HIV epidemiology, prevention, immunology & virology

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen HIV Programme
26.09.2011 - 21.10.2011  Copenhagen
Continuous enrolment
Contenido de curso
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.
Objetivos de formación
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
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.
Organizador local
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:
Cooperación para el desarollo – Temas especiales y salud, Cuidados especiales, Enfermedades de Transmisión Sexual (ETS), Epidemiología y Control de Enfermedades, Medicina tropical e infectología, Salud Pública
Puntos de crédito
5 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.412,00
Cantacto organizador
The Panum Institute, building 21.1 2200 Copenhagen N
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