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Course acknowledgements

Read more about who was involved in the production of this course.
© London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2019
Many thanks from the course team.

Lead Educator: Jimmy Whitworth

Educators: Adrienne Testa, Maryirene Ibeto, Hilary Bower, Jillian Murray

Course initiation and content design: Hilary Bower, Olivier le Polain, Cathy Roth, Adrienne Testa, Jimmy Whitworth

Course Advisory Group

Hilary Bower, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team; LSHTM

Olivier Le Polain, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team; Public Health England

Cathy Roth, Department for International Development

Course production: Magda Bondos, Mark Fletcher, Dominic Forrest, Josie Gallo, Ralph Hale, Janette Heal, Maryirene Ibeto, Callum Leak, Alay Llamas, Jillian Murray, David Padilla-Vergara, Kes Stern, Abigail Sunderland, Adrienne Testa

Course promotion: James Barr, Jessie Schmitz, Katie Steels

Many people have been involved in the development of this course and we would like to thank them for their hard work and valuable contributions.

Contributors from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Martin Antonio
Daniel Bausch Hilary Bower
Elizabeth Brickley
Francesco Checchi
Catherine Houlihan
Maryirene Ibeto
Hana Rohan
Adrienne Testa
Jimmy Whitworth
Gillian McKay

Contributors from other organisations

Jon Barden, Department for International Development
Megan Bassford, Save The Children UK
Ellen Bloomer, Public Health England Gail Carson, Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network; International Severe Acute Respiratory & Emerging Infection Consortium
Stella Chungong, World Health Organization
Antonio Isidro Carrion Martin, Médecins Sans Frontières
Daniel Carter, Department for International Development
Máire Connolly, National University of Ireland Galway
Ngozi Erondu, Chatham House, The Royal Institute for International Affairs
Ibrahima Soce Fall, World Health Organization
Dale Fisher, National University of Singapore
Luca Fontana, Médecins Sans Frontières
Tom Heath, Action Contre La Faim
Emilio Hornsey, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team; Public Health England
Chikwe Ihekweazu, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
Anna Kuehne, Médecins Sans Frontières
Katherine Littler, World Health Organization
Dilys Morgan, Public Health England
Oliver Morgan, World Health Organization
Soka Moses, Liberia Ministry of Health
Esther Ndagaya, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania
Pierre-Yves Oger, UNICEF
Ebere Okereke, Public Health England
Rosamund Southgate, Médecins Sans Frontières
Tony Stewart, Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network
Petra Straight, Save the Children UK
Zabulon Yoti, World Health Organization
Nathalie Bidouj, Save the Children
Michel Umurame, Save the Children
Alessio Zampetti, Save the Children

LSHTM Photo Commission

Louis Leeson
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
International Organization for Migration

Photo Images

Gemma Gillie, Médecins Sans Frontières
Georgina Magnin, Médecins Sans Frontières
Media Team, Wellcome
Daisy Wright, Wellcome

Infographics & Animation

Neil Thompson, AVS Animation

Test Translators

Schadrac Agbla, LSHTM
Vladimir Gordeev, Queen Mary University of London
Nour Horanieh, LSHTM
Miguel Pugliese Garcia, LSHTM


UK Public Health Rapid Support Team

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