Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
21 days
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Understand infectious disease outbreaks and learn how to prepare for them with this course for people working in global health with this Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries course from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine by FutureLearn.

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Overview

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

Programme Structure

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?

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    59 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • Limited access:free

  • $189.99 access for one year

  • $69/one-off payment

Funding

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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