TEPHINET Publishes E-Learning Module on Entomology

Field epidemiologists and other public health professionals interested in learning about entomology have a new resource in TEPHINET's new entomology e-learning module. The module as a whole will comprise six units:

Unit 1: Introduction to Public Health Entomology
Unit 2: Viral Vector-Borne Diseases
Unit 3: Parasitic Vector-Borne Diseases
Unit 4: Entomological Surveillance of Aedes
Unit 5: Vector Control for Aedes
Unit 6: Insecticide Resistance

Available Now: Unit 2 of TEPHINET Zika Online Training Modules

The second unit (Lessons Learned from the Zika Outbreak 2015-2016), comprised of two lessons, of TEPHINET's online training module on Zika and birth defects is available now at this link

Available Now: First Unit of TEPHINET Zika Curriculum (Introduction to Birth Defects)

The first unit of TEPHINET's online training module on Zika and birth defects, comprised of three lessons, is available now at this link. Units 2-6 are forthcoming. The current lessons are available in English, but all units will eventually become available in Spanish. If you have any questions about these materials, please contact Dr. Mariana Mansur, TEPHINET Project Manager, at mmansur@tephinet.org.

Free online course on AMR basics starts on October 3

(Reposted from ECDC website)

A new, free online course created by Uppsala University introduces the concepts of antibiotic resistance and what actions are needed to meet this global health threat.

New Classes Added to TEPHINET Learning Center

Last month, three new classes were added to the TEPHINET Learning Center: "Introduction to case definitions," "Creating case definitions," and "Creating data tables for surveillance and epidemiology." Led by Robert E. Fontaine, MD, MSc of the CDC's Center for Global Health, these classes are free to access and are permanently archived on the Learning Center for your use. Register today!

New Upcoming E-Learning Course on Abstract Writing from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has a new e-learning course on Abstract Writing coming in January 2016. The first edition begins on January 14, 2016, taught by lecturer Yvan J. Hutin MD, PH expert.

Follow this link to access the course: https://eva.ecdc.europa.eu

Course at a Glance

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