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Rastreamento de contato da COVID-19 (Coursera)

A crise da COVID-19 criou uma necessidade sem precedentes de rastreamento de contato em todo o país, exigindo que milhares de pessoas aprendessem rapidamente as principais habilidades. As qualificações para os cargos de rastreamento de contato diferem em todo o país e no mundo, com alguns novos cargos abertos [...]

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 [...]

Foundations of Public Health Practice: Health Protection (Coursera)

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 [...]

Building on the SIR Model (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
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 [...]

Developing the SIR Model (Coursera)

Compartmental modelling is a cornerstone of mathematical modelling of infectious diseases and this course will introduce some of the basic concepts in building compartmental models, including how to interpret and represent rates, durations and proportions. You'll learn to place the [...]

Interventions and Calibration (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
Interventions and Calibration (Coursera)
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This course covers approaches for modelling treatment of infectious disease, as well as for modelling vaccination. Building on the SIR model, you will learn how to incorporate additional compartments to represent the effects of interventions, such the effect of vaccination in reducing susceptibility. You will learn about ‘leaky’ vaccines [...]

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 [...]

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.

Ebola: Essential knowledge for health professionals (Coursera)

March 2014 marked the starting point of the largest outbreak of Ebola virus disease in history. Although the disease seems to be on a decrease, we are not there yet and new outbreaks will surely emerge. New efforts to combat the outbreak are necessary. This is why we developed [...]

Strategies for Assisted Living Communities during COVID-19 (Coursera)

Jun 27th 2022
Strategies for Assisted Living Communities during COVID-19 (Coursera)
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SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, poses a high risk for assisted living communities due to residents’ age, health status, and communal living environment. The COVID-19 response has largely focused on nursing homes, leaving assisted living communities in the United States with fragmented guidance on how to respond [...]