About the trainings
The subjects and purpose
Subjects covered include: principles of infectious disease transmission, risk assessment, surveillance, outbreak investigation and response, infection control, social mobilization, pneumonia, diarrhoeal diseases, malaria and other vector borne-diseases, measles and other vaccine preventable diseases, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, pandemic influenza, natural disasters. Course are usually run in various locations in collaboration with universities or NGOs.
Recent trainings on Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Emergencies and Disasters
- Place: Sydney, Australia (joint course with the UNSW, 26-30 November 2012)
- Place: London, United Kingdom (joint course with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 26-30 March 2012)