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This course is part of the 100% online Global Master of Public Health from Imperial College London. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

HIV

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 70 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
An Introduction to HIV1m
Epidemiology of HIV5m
Major Interventions: HIV Treatment5m
How to Access a Data Set3m
Interventions: HIV Prevention6m
Interventions: HIV Prevention3m
Technical Strategy with Peter Ghys17m
Roundtable26m
6 readings
About Imperial College & the team5m
How to be successful in this course10m
Grading policy10m
Historical Headlines40m
Explore the data15m
Readings35m
2 practice exercises
End of Lesson Quiz15m
End of Week Quiz25m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Malaria

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
How to Access Data3m
Malaria Treatment6m
Comment on Global Plan12m
Roundtable7m
2 readings
Historical Headlines50m
Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-203035m
2 practice exercises
End of Lesson Quiz10m
End of Week Quiz25m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Emerging Infectious Diseases

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Ebola5m
Ebola Outbreak4m
Introduction to Zika6m
Roundtable17m
3 readings
Historical Headlines50m
Explore the data35m
Reading the WHO Zika response plan1h
2 practice exercises
Quiz10m
End of Week Quiz25m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Tuberculosis

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 49 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Major Interventions for TB2m
Major Interventions for TB4m
Global TB Strategy17m
Roundtable16m
Conclusions/ Wrap Up1m
3 readings
Historical Headlines40m
Explore the data40m
Global TB Strategy45m
2 practice exercises
End of Lesson Quiz10m
End of Week Quiz25m

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About the Global Disease Masterclass Specialization

The Global Disease Masterclass specialisation aims to provide students with an overview of core health challenges and lines of epidemiological research being undertaken, across a range of infectious and non-communicable diseases. The specialisation begins by examining the global distribution of diseases and the major trends that we have seen in the last several decades. Simultaneously, we consider the data that are used to construct such estimates. We then consider the role of social determinants and risk factors in shaping the distribution of disease in populations. For each, the overall aetiology and epidemiological patterns are described and subsequently, the interventions that are available to combat them are considered. Particular ‘policy issues’ in relation to each disease are examined from multiple angles. Each session comprises lecture content with leaders in the field, practical activities and in-depth interview with subject matter experts. The specialisation will give students a broad understanding of the major global issues in health and an in-depth understanding of some of the most important disease challenges that are being faced today. It will equip public health professionals and researchers with a broad foundation of knowledge on which to build further expertise about global public health....
Global Disease Masterclass

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