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COVID-19 - A clinical update (Coursera)

May 27th 2022
COVID-19 - A clinical update (Coursera)
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As an expert in infectious diseases, editor of the Journal of Infectious Diseases and author of the textbook Infectious Diseases: A clinical short course, McGraw-Hill April 2020, I have been concerned about the misinformation being shared about the COVID-19 epidemic. How did this disease develop? Where did it come [...]

COVID-19 Training for Healthcare Workers (Coursera)

COVID-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe and all providers must be prepared to recognize, stabilize and treat patients with novel coronavirus infection. Following completion of this short course physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals will have a unified, evidenced-based approach to saving the lives of patients with [...]

Global Health Policy (Coursera)

In this course, learners will become familiar with principles and theories of global health problems, and major challenges and controversies in improving global population health as well as practical applications of quantitative methods to analyze and interpret issues and challenges for policy. Topics will include health and foreign policy, [...]

Life After COVID-19: Get Ready for our Post-Pandemic Future (Coursera)

May 16th 2022
Life After COVID-19: Get Ready for our Post-Pandemic Future (Coursera)
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The pandemic will create long-lasting and surprising ripple effects, even after vaccines are widely available. Are you ready for what's next? This course will give you a clear forecast of the challenges and opportunities you’re most likely to encounter over the next 3-5 years, as a direct result of [...]

Health, Society, and Wellness in COVID-19 Times (Coursera)

You may be encountering a world unlike any other generation. The public health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a context of pervasive uncertainty, heightened anxiety, and social isolation that overlaps with a critical time of your own learning and development. The COVID-19 pandemic also has exacerbated long-standing [...]

Introduction to Participatory Approaches in Public Health (Coursera)

May 16th 2022
Introduction to Participatory Approaches in Public Health (Coursera)
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This course will introduce you to participatory approaches to public health. You will learn about the history of participatory health research and why it is essential to solving contemporary public health challenges. The course will help you to understand the social and cultural context of public health, before introducing [...]

From Swab to Server: Testing, Sequencing, and Sharing During a Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Discover the process of how swab samples become critical data that aid the knowledge and understanding of the spread of disease. Explore the journey from swabbing to processing data. Sampling and testing are key to understanding where a disease is spreading. In the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of samples [...]

Hacking COVID-19 — Course 1: Identifying a Deadly Pathogen (Coursera)

In this course, you will follow in the footsteps of the bioinformaticians investigating the COVID-19 outbreak by assembling the SARS-CoV-2 genome. Whether you’re new to the world of computational biology, or you’re a bioinformatics expert seeking to learn about its applications in the COVID-19 pandemic, or somewhere in between, [...]

SARS-CoV-2 and acute respiratory viral infections (Coursera)

We live in a very amazing and disturbing time. No one could have imagined that a single phenomenon in the field of biology (mutation of the virus and its transition to a new organism) would cause such large-scale changes in the life of everyone, the economy and politics of [...]

Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks (Coursera)

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 [...]