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What you will learn

  • To be aware of the scale of the emerging outbreak and know how to track trends using reliable sources of information

  • To recognise the key scientific underpinnings of evidence-based outbreak control methods

  • To recognise the importance of community involvement, multidisciplinary working and global cooperation in outbreak response

  • About how infectious disease modelling informs strategic and operational response at the local, national, and international level.

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Beginner Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

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Imperial College London

Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics (J-IDEA)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to Science Matters: Let's talk about COVID-19

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 3 readings
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

COVID-19 Situation Reports: Updates on the Ongoing State of the Epidemic

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 57 min), 4 readings
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

How to Forecast an Epidemic: Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Modelling

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 19 min), 7 readings
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Health Systems and Economic Impacts

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 32 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz

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