The Role of Vaccines in Preventing Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance
Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
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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, you will investigate the role of vaccines in preventing these diseases and explore case studies that demonstrate successful strategies.
After taking this course, you will understand how vaccines work and are used globally in low, middle and high-income countries. You will also appreciate the factors influencing the availability and uptake of vaccines and understand the important role they play in managing infectious diseases and preventing AMR.
What topics will you cover?
- What are vaccines and how do they work
- The impact vaccines have had on saving lives
- Barriers to the universal use of vaccines
- The potential for vaccines to help address antimicrobial resistance
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Who is the course for?
This course is for healthcare professionals working in any setting and individuals interested in gaining more knowledge on vaccines and how they save lives.
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