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Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine via FutureLearn

Overview

Explore disease outbreaks and outbreak preparedness

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.

On this course you will explore disease outbreaks, discovering what outbreaks are and why they matter as well as the different responses to such outbreaks. You will also consider the future of outbreak preparedness.

Through the course you will learn from experts at LSHTM, a leading institution in the field and part of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) partnership.

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.

Translations are available at the bottom of each step in French, Arabic, Spanish and Russian to assist learners with the course content.

Taught by

Jimmy Whitworth

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