Introduction to Nipah virus disease

This course introduces Nipah virus disease and outlines the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, transmission routes and epidemiology of the disease. It also discusses prevention and control strategies.

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Please note: These materials were launched on 17/10/2022

En mode autodidacte
Langue: English

Informations sur le cours

Overview: Nipah virus disease is a zoonotic disease that has resulted in several outbreaks. It has the potential to cause severe disease and death in humans. The 2018 annual review of the WHO R&D Blueprint list of priority diseases indicates that there is an urgent need for accelerated research and development for the Nipah virus. This introductory course provides an overview of the signs, symptoms, transmission routes, diagnosis, and epidemiology of the disease. It also discusses prevention and control strategies.

Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants will :

  • Describe the signs, symptoms, and transmission routes of Nipah virus disease
  • Describe the main prevention and control measures to respond to Nipah virus disease outbreaks
  • List key public health concerns during a Nipah virus disease outbreak

Course duration: Approximately 1 hour.

Certificates: A Confirmation of Participation is available to participants who complete 100% of the course material.

Contenu du cours

  • Introduction to Nipah virus disease:

    This section gives an introduction to the Nipah virus disease.

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Certificate Requirements

  • Obtenez une attestation de participation en complétant au moins 100% du matériel du cours.