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Nov 28th 2016

What can we do to prevent outbreaks of infectious diseases from becoming epidemics or pandemic? In this course, you’ll learn the facts about infectious diseases and medical responses. We'll focus on the public health laws and policies that provide the framework for effective prevention, like quarantine laws, drug development policies, and bioterrorism and biodefense.

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Nov 28th 2016

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.

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Nov 21st 2016

Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Influenza, Measles - we’re in a constant battle against infectious diseases. This is a course about the dynamics of such diseases - how they emerge, how they spread around the globe, and how they can best be controlled.

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Nov 7th 2016

Learn JavaScript programming by implementing key biology concepts in code, including natural selection, genetics and epidemics. If you are interested in learning programming, but find pure programming courses not very exciting, this course is for you.

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Apr 18th 2016

Ce MOOC est destiné à former les participants, à partir d’une étude de cas, à la surveillance des maladies infectieuses émergentes, mais aussi à la prévention et au contrôle des épidémies. Les maladies infectieuses émergentes nécessitent une approche interdisciplinaire mobilisant l’épidémiologie et les biomathématiques, la virologie, l’immunologie, la santé publique humaine et animale, l’entomologie, la recherche clinique sur les maladies infectieuses, la sociologie, la médecine, les sciences politiques et de communication sur le risque, et des éléments d’économie de la santé.

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Sep 15th 2015

Why was the Ebola epidemic that started in 2013 so devastating? What can be done to control and mitigate outbreaks of new pathogens such as MERS coronavirus? 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 panel discussions with world leading experts in epidemics, including Professor Peter Piot who is the co-discoverer of Ebola and Professor Barbara Stocking who chairs the 2015 WHO-commissioned panel that assesses WHO's response to the Ebola outbreak.

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Aug 31st 2015

How has the Ebola outbreak become a humanitarian emergency? Learn about the science behind the crisis.

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Feb 2nd 2015

Le cas du SRAS est présenté ici dans un cadre analytique propre aux sciences sociales associant anthropologie, sociologie, histoire des épidémies, relations internationales, économie de la santé et critique de la communication de crise.

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