Explore the impact of vaccines on infectious diseases and AMR
Vaccines are instrumental in protecting people against infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). On this course for healthcare professionals, you will investigate the role of vaccines in preventing these diseases and explore case studies that demonstrate successful strategies.
You will understand how vaccines work and are used globally in developed and developing countries. You will look into the factors that affect the use of vaccines and familiarise yourself with potential future vaccine developments designed to prevent AMR and infectious diseases.
What topics will you cover?
- What are vaccines?
- History of vaccines
- Global use of vaccines
- Optimising vaccine use for AMR and infectious disease control
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is for GPs or healthcare professionals working in the primary care setting.
Who will you learn with?
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