Our next free online courses
The School’s next free online courses will be available in July and September 2016.
The first, produced by School staff and arctec, is titled Preventing the Zika Virus: Understanding and Controlling the Aedes Mosquito. The course considers the science behind the current Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled and launches 4th July 2016. The course is designed for anyone with an interest in learning about Zika virus vector control, and is relevant to those involved with vector control work, NGO employees, students taking a healthcare or science-related degree, postgraduates, and academic staff in aligned disciplines.
The second, Eliminating Trachoma, is the International Centre for Eye Health’s second FutureLearn course. It begins 5th September 2016 and will highlight how communities and experts are joining together to end trachoma disease across 51 endemic countries by the year 2020. The course is practical and is for everyone involved, or interested in, delivering health services to eliminate blinding trachoma. It may be of interest to those working in or studying medicine, and will be of special use to those working in neglected tropical diseases (NTD), public health or ophthalmology.