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The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

The Role of Vaccines in Preventing Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance

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Overview

Explore the impact of vaccines on infectious diseases and AMR

Vaccines are instrumental in protecting people against infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). On this course, you will investigate the role of vaccines in preventing these diseases and explore case studies that demonstrate successful strategies.

After taking this course, you will understand how vaccines work and are used globally in low, middle and high-income countries. You will also appreciate the factors influencing the availability and uptake of vaccines and understand the important role they play in managing infectious diseases and preventing AMR.

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This course is for healthcare professionals working in any setting and individuals interested in gaining more knowledge on vaccines and how they save lives.

Taught by

Debbie Cockayne

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