This course is designed for those working in public health or related disciplines in developing countries, who have an interest and experience of infectious disease management in humanitarian emergencies and who would like to improve their skills or update their knowledge to support implementation of infectious disease projects and programmes in emergency settings.
Course objectives are to:
Certificates of attendance will be provided to participants based on full participation during all sessions
The course runs for 5 days. It will cover:
Teaching will be through a mixture of lectures, cases studies, group exercises, discussions and practical sessions.
Natasha Howard: Natasha.Howard@lshtm.ac.uk
Egbert Sondorp: Egbert.Sondorp@lshtm.ac.uk
Unit on Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies (DCE): firstname.lastname@example.org
This course is jointly organized by LSHTM and the World Health Organization (WHO), the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
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