Course Category: Basic

Surveillance and Reportable communicable diseases in Abu Dhabi

Surveillance and Reportable communicable diseases in Abu Dhabi

Surveillance, monitoring and reporting is some of the key elements in the prevention of spread in communicable diseases. In UAE particularly in Abu Dhabi, guidelines were laid in congruence with evidenced based practices internationally and are adapted to ensure maximum capabilities in the region. This course will assist healthcare practitioners determine the key elements in …

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Basic Concepts in the Transmission of Communicable Diseases

About the Instructor Dr. John Gerrard Associate Professor John Gerrard is the Director of Infectious Diseases at the Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland, Australia.  He has over 30 years’ experience in Clinical Infectious Diseases and outbreak management in Australia, as well as the United Kingdom, West Africa and Japan.    His research interests include …

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Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases

About the Instructors Dr. John Gerrard Josifini Talahiwa Baba Associate Professor John Gerrard is the Director of Infectious Diseases at the Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland, Australia.  He has over 30 years’ experience in Clinical Infectious Diseases and outbreak management in Australia, as well as the United Kingdom, West Africa and Japan.  His research …

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Fundamentals of outbreak response

The objective of this course is to strengthen participant basic knowledge and skills related to the investigation of communicable disease outbreaks affecting their country. This course will include 4 topics related to descriptive epidemiology, the steps taken in an outbreak investigation, the use of analytical epidemiology efforts for use in outbreak investigations, and an overview …

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