London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world leader in research and postgraduate education in public and global health.
The School’s mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
The School was named the world’s leading research-focused graduate school (Times Higher Education 2013), and is now among the world’s top 100 universities by reputation (March 2014). In May 2014, it was ranked in the top 10 of all universities in the world for citation rate by the new EU-supported U-Multirank database, and fourth in the world for impact in medical sciences by the Leiden Ranking.
The School’s research income has grown to over £79 million per year from national and international funding sources including the UK government, the European Commission, the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The School’s multidisciplinary expertise includes clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians, social scientists, molecular biologists and immunologists.
The School’s staff, students and alumni work in more than 180 countries in government, academia, international agencies and health services.
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Diagnostics for AMR: Building Back Better from the COVID-19 Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Gain insight into the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how innovations can be used to leverage AMR diagnostics. What lessons can the antimicrobial (AMR) response take from COVID-19 events? As the world continues to deal with COVID-19, its impact on other public health issues must also be [...]

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Understand how diagnostics can be used in both the prevention and treatment of antimicrobial resistance. Discover a more accurate, more targeted way to tackle AMR. Discover a more accurate, more targeted way to tackle AMR. This course was developed to help medical professionals like you tackle AMR. You’ll explore [...]

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