Malaria (online course)

Malaria isn't as common in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, but it still occurs in a couple of countries and needs to be fought. Learn more about malaria and its effects on health.


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Advance Learning: Global Health Initiative – Malaria Awareness

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Period: 2 modules (2-3 Hours).

Language: English

Description and overview:

ALISON Global Health Initiative is a series of free online courses created to raise public awareness and understanding of common diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. In this course important aspects of the Malaria are covered in detail. The course begins by defining what Malaria is, and important facts and statistics about this medical condition. It then goes on to describe aspects such as symptoms and risk factors that are associated with the disease and how Malaria can be diagnosed and prevented. Finally, the course describes how a patient can be treated for Malaria. The information in this course will be of great interest to all learners, especially those who with exposure to Malaria, and who would like to know more about the disease, its treatment. It will also be of great interest to all healthcare professionals who would like access easy to understand facts and information about Malaria that they can share with their patients.

Having completed this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define the main types of Malaria
  • Describe the lifecycle the parasite that transmits Malaria
  • Describe the causes and symptoms of Malaria
  • Identify complications and risk factors associated with Malaria
  • Describe how Malaria is diagnosed and what tests are used
  • Describe how Malaria can be successfully prevented or treated

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