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Lecture Series for Preventing and Controlling COVID-19 (Coursera)

In December 2019, a cluster of patients with pneumonia of unknown cause appeared in Wuhan, Hubei. Governments at all levels and Department of Health Administration highly valued and rapidly organized the centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), medical institutions, and scientific research academies to conduct a survey, rescue, [...]
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COVID-19 Contact Tracing (Coursera)

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented need for contact tracing across the country, requiring thousands of people to learn key skills quickly. The job qualifications for contact tracing positions differ throughout the country and the world, with some new positions open to individuals with a high school diploma [...]
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Global Disease Masterclass: Communicable Diseases Epidemiology, Intervention and Prevention (Coursera)

This course is all about infectious diseases. We’ve selected four disease areas — HIV, Malaria, Emerging Infectious Diseases (Ebola and Zika), and TB — and we will go through each in turn. We’ve selected these diseases because they span a range of different types of disease and allow us [...]
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Fighting COVID-19 with Epidemiology: A Johns Hopkins Teach-Out (Coursera)

This free Teach-Out is for anyone who has been curious about how we identify and measure outbreaks like the COVID-19 epidemic and wants to understand the epidemiology of these infections. The COVID-19 epidemic has made many people want to understand the science behind pressing questions like: "How many people [...]
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Science Matters: Let's Talk About COVID-19 (Coursera)

Welcome to ‘Science Matters: Let's Talk about COVID-19’, from the Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease Emergency Analytics (J-IDEA) at Imperial College London. What is the economic impact? What’s the role of social media and local communities in the epidemic response?
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An Introduction to Global Health (Coursera)

This course will provide you with an overview of the most important health challenges facing the world today. You will gain insight into how challenges have changed over time, we will discuss the likely determinants of such changes and examine future projections. Successful international strategies and programs promoting human [...]
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Introduction to Climate Change and Health (Coursera)

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human health in the 21st century. Yet these impacts to health are still not well recognized. Since you can’t change what you don’t understand, this course is designed to equip health and environmental professionals, as well as other changemakers and [...]
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Measuring and Maximizing Impact of COVID-19 Contact Tracing (Coursera)

This course aims to provide managers and developers of contact tracing programs guidance on the most important indicators of performance of a contact tracing program, and a tool that can be used to project the likely impact of improvements in specific indicators. Students who complete the course will be [...]
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Foundations of Public Health Practice: Health Protection (Coursera)

May 10th 2021
Foundations of Public Health Practice: Health Protection (Coursera)
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The Health Protection course is the fourth instalment of the wider Foundations of Public Health Practice specialisation from Imperial College London's Global Master of Public Health (MPH). The scope and content of this course has been developed from the ground up by a combined team of academics and practitioners [...]
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Building on the SIR Model (Coursera)

May 10th 2021
Building on the SIR Model (Coursera)
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The other two courses in this specialisation require you to perform deterministic modelling - in other words, the epidemic outcome is predictable as all parameters are fully known. However, this course delves into the many cases – especially in the early stages of an epidemic – where chance events [...]
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