Recent outbreaks of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases have shown we need to be able to coordinate responses to disease outbreaks at the regional, country and global level.
You’ll think about who is responsible for controlling outbreaks, and the critical role of preparedness to prevent, control, and respond to the spread of infectious diseases.
By the end of Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries course from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine by FutureLearn , you'll be able to:
Describe and define what outbreaks are and their impacts
Describe how we prepare for and respond to outbreaks
Explore future approaches to outbreak preparedness and response
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What topics will you cover?
The course is divided into three broad sections:
What are outbreaks and why do they matter?
How do we prepare and respond to outbreaks?
What is the future of outbreak preparedness and response?
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- 21 days
Start dates & application deadlines
- No Attendance
- Proactive tutoring and support
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
DisciplinesBiomedicine Human Medicine Complementary & Alternative Medicine
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This course is for those interested in, studying or working in global and public health.
This includes government stakeholders; health practitioners and NGO employees - particularly those working in countries regularly affected by infectious disease outbreaks.
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International59 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 59 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
National59 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 59 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
$189.99 access for one year
- $69/one-off payment
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.