Pandemics 1 – Determinants and Management

12. April 2024
April 12 to June 7, Fridays 14-16h

The overall objective of the proposed project is to train students in the prevention, early detection, management and monitoring of major contemporary pandemics. The specific learning objectives of this course are the ability to describe and understand:

– Pandemics in history and in modern times
– How to measure the transmission dynamics and expansion of epidemics/pandemics
– Pathogens causing epidemics/pandemics and their routes of transmission
– Epidemiological indicators to measure the extent and burden of a pandemic
– Social and cultural determinants driving a pandemic
– Response options to different pandemics
– Coping strategies in Health Services with the fast surge of cases
– Transmission prevention according to the route of transmission