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COVID Vaccine Ambassador Training: How to Talk to Parents (Coursera)

Sep 26th 2022
COVID Vaccine Ambassador Training: How to Talk to Parents (Coursera)
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Vaccination is a key strategy for preventing serious illness and death from COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are available for children 5 and older, but many parents have questions about vaccinations. This training course prepares parents of school-age children, PTAs, community members, and school staff to be Vaccine Ambassadors and promote [...]

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 [...]

Fundamentals of Immunology: Dueling with the Dark Side (Coursera)

Fundamentals of Immunology, Course 4: Dueling with the Dark Side, covers the constant battle between your immune system and threats to your health. The first two lectures discuss viral and cellular pathogens, focusing on specific tactics they use to deflect immune attack. Next, a cheerier lecture describes other immune-based [...]

Population Health During A Pandemic: Contact Tracing and Beyond (Coursera)

Throughout history, pandemics have devastated populations and changed the trajectory of mankind. The global effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic have disproportionately affected certain regions and population groups. This course provides an overview of the far-reaching impact of COVID-19 and presents contact tracing as a tool to mitigate [...]

Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]

The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health (Coursera)

The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health provides an engaging overview of the incredible accomplishments and promise of the public health field. The first module includes interviews with legendary public health figures whose work led to millions of lives saved with vaccines, air bags and car seats, [...]

Vaccinology (FUN)

Apr 26th 2022
Vaccinology (FUN)
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This MOOC describes the successes of vaccination in preventing diseases, as well as the remaining challenges in regard of persisting epidemics and new pandemics.

The Power of Genomics to Understand the COVID-19 Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Gain insights into tracking, treating, preventing, and preparing for pandemics through genome sequencing and data sharing. See how viral genomics can improve the response to COVID-19 and future pandemics. Genomics is crucial in understanding and responding to pandemics, including COVID-19. On this three-week course, you’ll learn key concepts in [...]

COVID-19 and Global Inequalities (edX)

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COVID-19 and Global Inequalities (edX)
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This course explores the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on members of disadvantaged communities, with lectures and course materials from dozens of countries, around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken millions of lives and caused many millions of people to lose their jobs and/or [...]

Antivaccination and Vaccine Hesitancy (edX)

Join us on AVAXX101 to increase your understanding of vaccine hesitancy, and get equipped to respond to antivaccination claims. In 2019 the World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy as one of the top ten threats to global health. Vaccine hesitancy is the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate. Even though [...]