Overview: The 21st century has witnessed changes - travel and trade, urbanization, environmental degradation and other trends that increase the risk of disease outbreaks, their spread and amplification into epidemics and pandemics. At the same time, the science and knowledge around infectious hazards are constantly evolving. This introductory level online course will guide you through the new landscape by providing information on interventions needed to better manage disease outbreaks and health emergencies. Whether you work at the global, regional or country level, we hope that this course will update your knowledge on infectious hazards management and strengthen your access to tools, resources and expertise across WHO. We hope that you will be encouraged to participate in a discussion board to gain more in-depth knowledge from other experts working in this field.
Learning objective: Update your knowledge on infectious hazards management and the interventions needed to better manage disease outbreaks and health emergencies while strengthening your access to tools, resources and expertise across WHO interventions
Course duration: Approximately 3 hours
Certificates: No certificate available at this time - more information will be announced soon
If you would like to enroll for this course, there are no formal prerequisites or limitations. The course is free and open for everyone. Just register for an account on OpenWHO and go for the course!Enroll me now