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Quality Improvements in Maternal and Newborn Health Postgraduate Credits

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the concepts of quality of care in maternal and newborn health. Students will learn the importance of improving the quality of MNH care and services, how to assess quality, reflect critically on their own area of practice and role in quality improvement and appreciate how research and audit differ and how they are related.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Quality Improvements in Maternal and Newborn Health Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the concepts of quality of care in maternal and newborn health. Students will learn the importance of improving the quality of MNH care and services, how to assess quality, reflect critically on their own area of practice and role in quality improvement and appreciate how research and audit differ and how they are related.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Global Climate Change and Health (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide you with knowledge and critical understanding of the effects of global climate change on human health and to investigate options for mitigation and adaptation. It will enable you to: critically analyse strategies for adaptation to the effects of global climate change and propose a variety of adaptation strategies that are designed to ensure sustainable livelihoods and the development potential of a range of vulnerable populations; identify and critically analyse current and potential threats to human lives and livelihoods as a result of global climate change; explain how global climate change is likely to affect the nature, frequency and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies; work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team, engaging confidently in academic and professional communication and demonstrating the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility; discuss the complex social, political, economic and environmental determinants of vulnerability to the effects of global climate change and evaluate critically and produce an effective synthesis of current research and advanced scholarship at the forefront of the discipline.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Global Climate Change and Health (10 credits) Postgraduate Credits

This block-release course aims to provide you with knowledge and critical understanding of the effects of global climate change on human health and to investigate options for mitigation and adaptation. It will enable you to: critically analyse strategies for adaptation to the effects of global climate change and propose a variety of adaptation strategies that are designed to ensure sustainable livelihoods and the development potential of a range of vulnerable populations; identify and critically analyse current and potential threats to human lives and livelihoods as a result of global climate change; explain how global climate change is likely to affect the nature, frequency and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies; work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team, engaging confidently in academic and professional communication and demonstrating the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility; discuss the complex social, political, economic and environmental determinants of vulnerability to the effects of global climate change; evaluate critically and produce an effective synthesis of current research and advanced scholarship at the forefront of the discipline and investigate policies and instruments that are available to governments to create incentives for mitigation action and propose strategies for mitigation action appropriate to key stakeholders.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Development of a Disease Control Programme Short Course Certificate

This block-release course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the principles and processes of designing and monitoring a disease control programme for a low or middle-income country. In most low and middle-income countries, communicable diseases (e.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Development of a Disease Control Programme Postgraduate Credits

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the principles and processes of designing and monitoring a disease control programme for a low or middle-income country. In most low and middle-income countries, communicable diseases (e.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Humanitarian Assistance Professional Diploma

This programme aims to provide humanitarian workers with the awareness, understanding and skills essential for effective action as individuals and as members of a team; identify and promote standards of good practice in humanitarian responses; examine strategies for early warning and prevention of humanitarian crises; encourage cooperation and dialogue between governmental, non-governmental, national and international agencies involved in humanitarian action and create a more effective synergy between emergency humanitarian interventions and programmes promoting sustainable development. One of the biggest challenges in improving the effectiveness of humanitarian interventions is to create a greater awareness and understanding of the complex issues that determine the evolution of humanitarian crises.

  • Duration of training: 6 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Sexual Health and Human Sexuality (10 credits) Postgraduate Credits

This block-release course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the concepts of human sexuality and sexual health, including sexual dysfunction and principles of and approaches to sexuality and relationship education. It also covers family planning services and programmes, epidemiology and control of STIs/HIV and sexual and gender-based violence.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Medical Bacteriology Short Course Certificate

This course aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to identify common bacterial pathogens and phenotypically determine antibiotic resistance. It will provide you with a logical framework in which to develop your knowledge for the diagnosis and treatment of human bacterial infections.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Sexual Health and Human Sexuality (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the concepts of human sexuality and sexual health, including sexual dysfunction and principles of and approaches to sexuality and relationship education. It also covers family planning services and programmes, epidemiology and control of STIs/HIV and sexual and gender-based violence.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Management of Refugee and Displaced Populations (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and critical understanding needed to adopt an evidence-based and reasoned approach to strategic planning, needs assessment and management of refugee and displaced populations across the spectrum from emergency relief to sustainable development. This course uses appropriate evidence-based approaches for mobilising and managing human and financial resources; describe security threats and make recommendations for self-care of humanitarian actors; critically analyse the emergency vs development divide and critically analyse strategies for managing and co-ordinating refugees / IDPs in a variety of settings.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistical Methods of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Short Course Certificate

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of standard quantitative statistical methods used to evaluate epidemiological studies and clinical trials involving humans. It develops the ability of students to design, critically analyse, interpret and report the findings of a research project in a health related topic, primarily using methodologies appropriate for health surveys and observational cohort/case-control studies, but will also examine methodologies relevant for (randomised controlled) clinical trials.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Applied Bioinformatics Short Course Certificate

This block-release course aims to provide students with knowledge, critical understanding and practical experience of using computational methods and bioinformatic approaches to interpret output data and function genomics experiments and genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic technology platforms. This course aims to increase awareness of available resources for bioinformatic analyses by providing students with knowledge, critical understanding and practical experience of using computational methods and bioinformatic approaches to interpret output data function genomics experiments, and genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic technology platforms.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Medical Bacteriology Postgraduate Credits

This block-release course aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to identify common bacterial pathogens and phenotypically determine antibiotic resistance. It will provide you with a logical framework in which to develop your knowledge for the diagnosis and treatment of human bacterial infections.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Statistical Methods of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Postgraduate Credits

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of standard quantitative statistical methods used to evaluate epidemiological studies and clinical trials involving humans. It develops the ability of students to design, critically analyse, interpret and report the findings of a research project in a health related topic, primarily using methodologies appropriate for health surveys and observational cohort/case-control studies, but will also examine methodologies relevant for (randomised controlled) clinical trials.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Health Promotion (10 credits) Short Course Certificate

This course explores the development of health promotion theory. It provides you with an in-depth perspective on the practical application of some of the more recent developments and health promotion skills in a low income country setting.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Management of Refugee and Displaced Populations (10 credits) Postgraduate Credits

This block-release course aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and critical understanding needed to adopt an evidence-based and reasoned approach to strategic planning, needs assessment and management of refugee and displaced populations across the spectrum from emergency relief to sustainable development. This course uses appropriate evidence-based approaches for mobilising and managing human and financial resources; describe security threats and make recommendations for self-care of humanitarian actors; critically analyse the emergency vs development divide and critically analyse strategies for managing and co-ordinating refugees / IDPs in a variety of settings.

  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Applied Bioinformatics Postgraduate Credits

This block-release course aims to provide students with knowledge, critical understanding and practical experience of using computational methods and bioinformatic approaches to interpret output data and function genomics experiments and genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic technology platforms. It aims to enable you to: critically evaluate the literature pertaining to the approaches and technologies employed in functional genomics research; develop and apply bioinformatics approaches and skills to address research questions and problems of practical relevance; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the types of data generated by different genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic technologies and the implications for analytical methodologies and access to a variety of appropriate bioinformatics databases and publicly available bioinformatics software packages.

  • 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
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