We've collated online resources for education in outbreaks so you can find appropriate course and materials to support you in your work.
Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries | UK-PHRST and The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have developed a free Massive Open Online Course. It supports learning on what we know about COVID-19 and how the world is responding to it. For further information, visit Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries.
COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus | What is COVID-19 and how might the outbreak affect you? Find out more about coronavirus and explore its worldwide implications by visiting COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus.
COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application | Learn the principles and practice of critical care to treat and care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic by visiting COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application.
Managing COVID-19 in General Practice | Get practical advice and support around how to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic as a front-line healthcare professional. Find out more by visiting Managing COVID-19 in General Practice.
How to ensure everyone can continue learning amid the coronavirus situation | Connected education: resources, considerations & guidance. With more than 1.5 billion children and youth impacted by COVID-19 related school closures, there has been a push to explore online and digital resources to promote continuity via virtual learning. UNHCR has contributed to these efforts by identifying resources that can support virtual learning. How to ensure everyone can continue learning amid the coronavirus situation
COVID-19: Psychological First Aid
Psychological First Aid (PFA) is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial care in the immediate aftermath of the emergency event. On this course, you’ll explore the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do to help people cope. The course will teach you the key principles of giving psychological first aid in emergencies.produced by Public Health England and is based on international guidance from the World Health Organisation, United Nations and partners. You can access the training by visiting COVID-19: Psychological First Aid.
COVID-19 Live Q&A with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Tuesday 28 July at 13.00 GMT – The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s fourth live Q&A; a chance to ask questions about COVID-19 direct to world-leading experts Professor Peter Piot (Director of LSHTM) and Dr John Nkengasong (Director of Africa CDC), moderated by Sarah Boseley (Health Editor of The Guardian).
COVID-19 elimination in New Zealand: Could it work in the UK?
The first seminar in the Let’s Talk COVID-19 series, where Professor Michael Baker discusses New Zealand's experience with Covid-19 elimination.
- Speaker: Professor Michael Baker, Professor of Public Health, and acting Head of the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago.
- Discussant: Professor Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, LSHTM, and Director Research Policy European Observatory
- Chair: Professor Neil Pearce, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, LSHTM.
Exemplars in Global Health COVID-19 Webinar
On July 20, Exemplars in Global Health co-hosted its inaugural webinar in partnership with Amref Health Africa, the Center for Global Development, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The conversation featured global experts discussing best practices in COVID-19 response, takeaways from the collective response to date, and how critical learnings from successful country responses to COVID-19 and prior disease outbreaks could shape future response efforts.