This course is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the role of public health in identifying and responding to emerging infectious diseases in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The course will cover: Communicable disease control including surveillance, outbreak investigation and interventions; Public health impacts both direct and indirect; Broader social, economic and health impacts in the population.
Who is the course for?
- Health professionals (public health professionals, medical doctors, veterinarians, health economists, public administrators, planners, social scientists and health system specialists) who are interested in this multidisciplinary field.
- Postgraduate students who wish to gain a broader understanding of the impact and management of a pandemic
- MPH students from The University of Queensland and other academic institutions who are currently undertaking their MPH or similar degrees.
- MSc and PhD students in epidemiology, health economics, public health and veterinary sciences.
- Administrators and leaders in government (State, Federal and Local), businesses (small and large) and NGOs who require a firm foundation on pandemics and the tools to move through them
Location: The course is offered via flexible (Herston campus) and external options.
EVENT DATA: 30/11/2020 09:00