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Maternal and Newborn Health (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the concepts and key issues related to Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) and Safe Motherhood. Students learn how to develop a strategic plan for the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality, and how to plan, organise, monitor & evaluate evidence-based MNH programmes and services, taking into consideration the importance of effective functioning health systems.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Maternal and Newborn Health (10 credits) Postgraduate Credits

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the concepts and key issues related to Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) and Safe Motherhood. Students learn how to develop a strategic plan for the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality, and how to plan, organise, monitor and evaluate evidence-based MNH programmes and services, taking into consideration the importance of effective functioning health systems.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
HIV in Resource Limited Settings (Patients Policy and Practice) Postgraduate Credits

This block-release course aims to give a comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention and control in different settings and populations in order to prepare clinicians to deliver HIV services and programmes. You will be able to: demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of HIV virology and pathophysiology; explain the principles of diagnosis and management of HIV in adults and children; critically summarise operational challenges of service delivery in resource-poor contexts; provide an overview about the natural history of HIV and the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common opportunistic infections and co-infections and discuss current HIV prevention strategies and be able to apply these to different populations and contexts.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
HR Planning and Management (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course covers all the main areas of human resource planning and management providing a good introduction for general managers and those who want to specialise in human resource planning and management. The course content is based on research and consultancy work carried out by LSTM staff - including the use of realistic case study material.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
HIV in Resource Limited Settings (Patients Policy and Practice) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to give a comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention and control in different settings and populations in order to prepare clinicians to deliver HIV services and programmes. You will be able to: demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of HIV virology and pathophysiology; explain the principles of diagnosis and management of HIV in adults and children; critically summarise operational challenges of service delivery in resource-poor contexts; provide an overview about the natural history of HIV and the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common opportunistic infections and co-infections and discuss current HIV prevention strategies and be able to apply these to different populations and contexts.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
HR Planning and Management (10 credits) Postgraduate Credits

This block-release course covers all the main areas of human resource planning and management providing a good introduction for general managers and those who want to specialise in human resource planning and management. The course content is based on research and consultancy work carried out by LSTM staff - including the use of realistic case study material.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Professional Diploma

This programme is particularly useful for physicians who have trained in medicine in a developed country but intend to practise in the tropics. It is also useful for physicians already practising in developing countries who require an update on infectious, parasitic and other health problems and for doctors in developed countries who need to diagnose and manage imported infections.

  • Duration of training: 3 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Immunology of Tropical Diseases (20 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the interaction of eukaryotic parasites with the immune system of humans and other mammalian hosts and to examine ways in which protection against these diseases might be achieved by vaccination. This course is taught through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical classes in the laboratory.

  • Duration of training: 1 month
  • Study mode: Full time
Vector Population Biology and Control (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of population biology as applied to vector ecology with an emphasis on the practical methods used and the relevance for epidemiology and control. This course is taught through a combination of formal lectures, informal seminars using problem-based approaches based on case studies and laboratory practicals/fieldwork.

  • Duration of training: 4 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Systematic Reviews for Policy and Practice Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with critical, higher-order skills in order to find, read, appraise and interpret relevant, reliable research summaries. To provide knowledge and critical understanding of how research evidence may be used in policy and practice in middle and low income countries.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Practical Financial Management (10 credits) Postgraduate Credits

This course aims to provide participants with the critical and practical skills and confidence required to analyse, plan and manage the financial aspects of humanitarian and development in Non-Governmental Organisations. This block-release course uses brief presentations to introduce key aspects of each topic, seminars to explore practical approaches to NGO financial management and practical activities and case studies to develop key skill areas such as budgeting, accounting, reporting and risk assessment.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Vector Population Biology and Control (10 credits) Postgraduate Credits

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of population biology as applied to vector ecology with an emphasis on the practical methods used and the relevance for epidemiology and control. This block-release course is taught through a combination of formal lectures, informal seminars using problem-based approaches based on case studies and laboratory practicals/fieldwork.

  • Duration of training: 4 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Practical Financial Management (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide participants with the critical and practical skills and confidence required to analyse, plan and manage the financial aspects of humanitarian and development in Non-Governmental Organisations. This course uses brief presentations to introduce key aspects of each topic, seminars to explore practical approaches to NGO financial management and practical activities and case studies to develop key skill areas such as budgeting, accounting, and reporting and risk assessment.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Systematic Reviews for Policy and Practice Postgraduate Credits

This course aims to provide students with critical, higher-order skills in order to find, read, appraise and interpret relevant, reliable research summaries. To provide knowledge and critical understanding of how research evidence may be used in policy and practice in middle and low income countries.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Tropical Nursing Professional Diploma

This programme aims to familiarise participants with common health issues in overseas settings, helping them develop their analytical, problem solving and practical nursing skills. The curriculum is flexible to include sessions relevant to current international events and also contains a strong laboratory element.

  • Duration of training: 3 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Laboratory Diagnosis of Faecal Parasites Short Course Certificate

This course has a high practical content and is designed for medical officers and biomedical scientists. The course concentrates on the identification in the laboratory of those parasites of medical importance (both indigenous and imported) likely to be seen in Western Europe.

  • Duration of training: 1 week
  • Study mode: Full time
Laboratory Diagnosis of Faecal and Blood Parasites Short Course Certificate

This course is designed for medical officers and biomedical scientists. The course concentrates on the identification in the laboratory of those parasites of medical importance (both indigenous and imported) likely to be seen in Western Europe.

  • Duration of training: 1 week
  • Study mode: Full time
Laboratory Diagnosis of Malaria (and Other Blood Parasites) Short Course Certificate

This course has a high practical content and is designed for medical officers and biomedical scientists. The malaria course concentrates on the biology and differential diagnosis of malaria in the laboratory but other blood-related parasites are also included.

  • Duration of training: 1 week
  • Study mode: Full time
International Health Consultancy Professional Certificate

This highly intensive post-graduate certificate course is an executive/senior level professional development programme of value to health, management and social development specialists working in government, non-government and academic settings worldwide. It provides emerging national, regional and international consultants with an opportunity to enhance and improve their professional knowledge and skills in the provision and management of consultancy services within the context of international health and deliver technical assistance that is robust, evidence-based and grounded in the reality of resource-poor settings.

  • Duration of training: 3 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Child Nutrition (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of nutrition as central to clinical and preventive paediatrics and child health. An evidence-based approach is taken to explain the main priorities in applied nutrition relevant to low resource settings in the context of both hospital and community settings.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
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