The Electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response – Global Health Security Agenda Course
Course Duration: 4 Weeks
Delivery Mode: Online
Eligibility: IDI Staff
Course Availability: Restricted
Course fee: Open access
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), in partnership with Ministry of Health Public Health Emergency Operations Center, (MoH/PHEOC), the Ministry of Health Epidemiology and Surveillance Division (MoH/ESD), the Health Information Systems Project (HISP), the Zoonotic Disease Coordination Office (ZDCO)/One Health Coordination Office (OHCO), the Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL), the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), the Public Health Fellowship Program/Makerere School of Public Health (PHFP/MakSPH), and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries, and Fisheries, the National Animal Disease Diagnostics and Epidemiology Centre (MAAIF/NADDEC) drafted a curriculum to help harmonize training activities in surveillance and epidemiology in an effort to build capacity of the human, animal, and environmental health workforce so that Uganda’s capacity to prevent, detect and respond to public health emergencies at source through One Health is strengthened.
The general objective of this training is to update selected IDI staff on Uganda’s commitment to comply with the IHR (2005) and the National Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Technical Guidelines including the JEE process, and the role of the GHSA as a catalyst facilitating Uganda’s obligation to comply with IHR 2005.
This is a modular course with illustrative PowerPoint sessions, videos, live tutorials and discussions.
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