- ItemMetadata onlyIntroduction to Biorisk Management(2020-08)Biological agents pose a significant challenge to public health across the world. The emergence of pathogens which have developed resistance to antibiotics and their potential use in bioterrorism has prompted governments to manage the threats posed by these agents by adopting stringent bio risk management practices. This course has been designed and developed to introduce you to diverse biological agents, their classification into risk groups and the practices and procedures recommended by global organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Biological risk management commences with risk assessment, followed by risk mitigation and finally performance assessment. This course will discuss each of these aspects of bio risk management over a duration of five weeks. Participants will engage in a global collaborative online environment to lean and develop competencies for managing bio risks.
- ItemOpen AccessIntegrated HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care(2007) African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF)The overall objective of this course is to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes of healthcare service providers requisite to the provision of comprehensive care to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. The course units can be downloaded in DOC (MS Word) and ODT (Open Office Document) formats.
- ItemOpen AccessMalaria Prevention, Control and Management(2007) African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF)This course is intended to it was intended to: * Provide health workers at different levels of health care service with knowledge, skills, practice and attitudes on malaria prevention and control through self-guided/tutored materials on malaria; * Provide you with a quick reference for use at your place of work so that you can effect prompt diagnosis, appropriate treatment and/or referral of malaria cases; * To provide you with simple diagnostic and treatment guidelines which you can internalize through self-guided learning. This course is available in Microsoft Word (DOC) or Open Office Document (ODT) // Includes: Introduction to the Course - Unit 1: About Malaria - Unit 2: Clinical Assessment of Malaria - Unit 3: Severe and Complicated Malaria - Unit 4: Treatment of Malaria - Unit 5: Treatment Defaults in Malaria - Unit 6: Referral in Severe and Complicated Malaria - Unit 7: Malaria in Pregnancy - Unit 8: Prevention and Control of Malaria - Unit 9: Community Based Management of Fever and Malaria in Children - Unit 10: HIV/AIDS and Malaria - Unit 11: Counselling and Health Education on Malaria - Unit 12: Malaria Surveillance
- ItemOpen AccessDrug Management and Rational Use(2007) African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF)The aim of this course on drug management and rational use is to improve the quality of health care through cost-effective use of medicines. This course is made up of the following six (6) units: Unit 1 - Policies and Drug Control - Unit 2 - Selection of Medicines - Unit 3 - Procurement and Medicine Quality - Unit 4 - Distribution of Medicines - Unit 5 - Rational Drug Use - Unit 6 - Organization and Management of Drug Supply // The course units can be downloaded in MSWindows (DOC) and Open Office Document (ODT) formats.
- ItemOpen AccessWater Safe : An Introduction to Water Quality Issues. Food safe : A Response to the Training Needs of Food Service Workers.(1999) Commonwealth of Learning; Vancouver Community College* Introduction to Food Safe/Water Safe -Background to Water Safe -Background to Food Safe * Module 1: Water Safe -Welcome to Water safe -Section 1: Dirty water and disease -Section 2: Preventing Sickness -Section 3: Making your water safe to drink * Module 2: Food Safe -About the Food Safe Instructors Guide -Food Safe Overview -Section 1: Microbiology -Section 2: Food borne illness -Section 3: Personal Hygiene and Health -Section 4: Serving and Dispensing -Section 5: Food Protection and Preparation -Section 6: Receiving and Storing Food Safely -Section 7: Dishwashing and Storage methods -Case Study