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Case Studies in Personalized Medicine (Coursera)

Learn how advances in biomedicine hold the potential to revolutionize drug development, drug treatments, and disease prevention: where are we now, and what does the future hold? This course will present short primers in genetics and mechanisms underlying variability in drug responses. A series of case studies will [...]

Health Care and Promotion for Infants and Toddlers (Coursera)

Feb 16th 2024
Health Care and Promotion for Infants and Toddlers (Coursera)
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The course Health Care and Promotion for Infants and Toddlers provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of cutting-edge knowledge, new concepts and practical skills in early childhood health care, including the growth and development of newborns, infants, and toddlers, daily parenting, and early childhood development and education. [...]

Integrating MHPSS for NCDs in Humanitarian Response (Coursera)

Feb 26th 2024
Integrating MHPSS for NCDs in Humanitarian Response (Coursera)
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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – a group of conditions that include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and mental ill-health– cause nearly 41 million deaths each year, representing almost 72 percent of all deaths globally. Today, NCDs are not only a problem of high-income countries as more than three-quarters [...]

Precision Medicine (Coursera)

This course will provide you with the key knowledge and tools to understand the fundamentals and practical implications of precision medicine, its opportunities and challenges. It will address precision-medicine era diagnostics, treatment selection, genetic counseling, public health interventions, and biomedical research. It will also deal with data science and [...]

Ebola Virus Disease: An Evolving Epidemic (Coursera)

Learn about the evolving Ebola epidemic and its various aspects including disease prevention, management and treatment, response to the epidemic, ethical considerations, and the post-Ebola global health landscape.

Population Health: Disease Prevention and Management (edX)

Identify key socio-economic and cultural determinants of population health outcomes, analyze the impact of socio-cultural factors on access to health care and adjust health promotions and interventions accordingly.

Epidemics III (edX)

Explore the science, prevention and control of epidemics in this free online course. In addition to lectures by leading scientists in this field from HKU, this course will feature a supplementary module on COVID-19 and panel discussions with world-leading experts in epidemics.

Exercise in Medicine: From Functional Evaluation to Adapted Exercise Training (FutureLearn)

Mar 13th 2023
Exercise in Medicine: From Functional Evaluation to Adapted Exercise Training (FutureLearn)
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Understand how exercise can prevent and treat chronic diseases as you learn how to meet the different needs of your patients. This five-week course will help bridge this information gap and show you the benefits of exercise therapy for patients with chronic diseases.

Mpox: Understanding the Epidemiology and the Potential Threat (FutureLearn)

Gain an understanding of monkeypox (mpox) and learn to identify its symptoms and signs to better protect yourself and others. Understand the epidemiology of monkeypox. Monkeypox (mpox) is a rare infectious disease that can be passed from person to person. On this two-week course, you’ll learn how to protect [...]

Bioseguridad y equipo de protección para la prevención de COVID-19 (edX)

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Bioseguridad y equipo de protección para la prevención de COVID-19 (edX)
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Aprende sobre la aplicaciòn de las normas internacionales de bioseguridad que garantizan un entorno laboral seguro. Seleccionando y usando correctamente el equipo de protecciòn personal para prevenir el COVID-19 u otra enfermedad infecciosa.