Public Health Interventions in Pandemics and Epidemics

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The 21st century has witnessed changes – travel and trade, urbanization, environmental degradation and other trends that increase the risk of disease outbreaks, their spread and amplification into epidemics and pandemics. At the same time, the science and knowledge around infectious hazards are constantly evolving.

This introductory level online course will guide you through the new landscape by providing information and tools you need to better manage disease outbreaks and health emergencies.

Materials have been originally designed for WHO African region purposes and have therefore references to Africa more than other continents.

Course Content:

  • Risk communication for influenza
  • Pandemic influenza preparedness planning
  • Operationalizing emergency response
  • Global vaccine stockpiles
  • Geographic information system data in epidemic management
  • Laboratory networks to support outbreak surveillance and response
  • Data and information for epidemic control and integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR)

General Information
Startanytime, Online Course

Language: English

Find more information on the course here.

Published in GI-Mail 11/2017 (German edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

Tip: More up to date educational events can be found online in the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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