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  • Item Type: Online Course

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Monkeypox is a rare virus transmitted to humans from infected animals, most commonly rodents. It can then spread among humans but there is no evidence to date that person-to-person transmission alone can sustain the disease in the human population.…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Lassa fever, a viral haemorrhagic fever with symptoms similar to those of Ebola virus disease, is endemic in much of West Africa and usually sparks a seasonal outbreak from December to March. Humans usually become infected with Lassa virus from…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Pandemic influenza is an acute viral disease of the respiratory tract. It occurs when an influenza virus that was not previously circulating among people and to which most people have no immunity emerges and transmits among people. This course…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), identified recently, is a severe lung infection posing a global threat to human health. It is important to understand the nature of this disease and ways to prevent, respond to, and control outbreaks. This…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Risk communication is a core public health intervention in any disease outbreak and health emergency. It refers to the real-time exchange of information, advice and opinions between experts, officials and people who face a threat to their wellbeing,…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Decision-makers and frontline responders will find a set of resources on Ebola virus disease here. These resources can be used as refreshers for experienced personnel or as an introduction to the topic for everyone else. Most of the materials are…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: The 21st century has witnessed changes - travel and trade, urbanization, environmental degradation and other trends that increase the risk of disease outbreaks, their spread and amplification into epidemics and pandemics. At the same time, the…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Decision-makers and frontline responders will find a set of resources on plague here. These resources can be used as refreshers for experienced personnel or as an introduction to the topic for everyone else. Most of the materials are available in…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-09-18
Description: This course will provide information on communication considerations when a facility is notified they will be receiving a patient with Ebola or other special pathogen. This will include information on communicating with staff, patients already in…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-09-10
Description: It is critical that healthcare personnel have knowledge of Ebola and the implications for healthcare delivery in a biocontainment unit (BCU). In this course, learners will be able to describe pathogen-related factors that may warrant treatment in a…