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COVID-19 Diagnostics and Testing (FutureLearn)

Get the latest recommendations on COVID-19 diagnostics and testing, and how to improve testing capacity in low-income settings. Understand the key role diagnostics play in outbreak control. As the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare infrastructure and testing capacity have emerged as major [...]

COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus (FutureLearn)

What is COVID-19 and how might the outbreak affect you? Find out more about coronavirus and explore its worldwide implications. Understand the emergence of COVID-19 and how we respond to it going forward. The world is paying close attention to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, following its emergence in [...]

Clinical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (OpenWHO)

Welcome to the Clinical Care Training for Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI). This course includes content on clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection. It is intended for clinicians who are working in intensive care units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries and managing adult and [...]

Infection Prevention and Control for Novel Coronavirus (OpenWHO)

This course provides information on what facilities should be doing to be prepared to respond to a case of an emerging respiratory virus such as the novel coronavirus, how to identify a case once it occurs, and how to properly implement IPC measures to ensure there is no further [...]

Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19 (OpenWHO)

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China. This is a [...]

ePROTECT Respiratory Infections (OpenWHO)

All personnel responding to outbreaks of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs) need to have the basic knowledge and skills to mount an effective response. They need to understand what ARIs are, how they are transmitted, how to assess the risk of infection and to understand basic hygiene measures to protect [...]

Viruses & How to Beat Them: Cells, Immunity, Vaccines (edX)

Learn how our immune system fights viral disease and make better vaccination decisions with a clearer understanding of Cells, Viruses, and Immunity. Have you ever wondered what viruses actually are? Have you been curious about the ways they invade our bodies, attack our cells and make us sick? [...]

Diagnóstico de Hepatites Virais (TELELAB)

O Curso descreve os vírus causadores de Hepatites e desenvolve conteúdo sobre as infecções causadas pelos vírus dos tipos B e C. Aborda os princípios metodológicos dos testes para o diagnóstico da infecção, os marcadores sorológicos, a realização, leitura e interpretação dos resultados dos testes.