ONLINE CERTIFICATE COURSES – A page for online certificate courses for medical and health professionals. Some of the medical and health professionals that might benefit from these wide range of courses are medical doctors, pharmacists, nurses, medical laboratory scientists, biomedical scientists, clinical scientists, physiotherapists, radiographers, dental therapists and medical statisticians.

Others are those in the fields of universal health coverage, international health, one health, control of infectious disease, epidemiology, immunology of infectious diseases, health policy planning & financing, health data science, tropical medicine, medical microbiology, veterinary epidemiology, reproductive & sexual health research, medical parasitology, and others.

This courses my be organized and administered by institutions based in Nigeria, Africa, or abroad – UK, USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, or other foreign.

Introduction to Critical Care Medicine: FutureLearn Online Course


Course Developer: The University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Timeline: 3 weeks. Course Type: Online Certificate Course. Aim: To equip Medical Students, Medical Trainees, Consultants, Nurses and Healthcare Professionals on how to handle complex issues faced in Critical Care Units when other options in the ward have been exhausted. The Critical Nature …

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COVID-19 Diagnostics and Testing: FutureLearn Free Online Course


Course Developers: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics & African Society for Laboratory Medicine. Timeline: 3 weeks. Course Type: Online Free Certificate Course. Aim: To equip all medical and healthcare professionals with the latest recommendations on COVID-19 diagnostics and testing, and how to improve …

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WHO Online Course: COVID-19; Preparedness and Response.


Course Developer: WHO. Course duration: 3 hours.  Aim: In order to assist UN country teams in scaling up country preparedness and response to COVID-19. Course Overview This course is a learning package that introduces the context of the need for a coordinated global response plan to the COVID-19 outbreak. This course …

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Managing COVID-19 in General Practice: FutureLearn Online Course

St Georges, University of London

Course Developer: St George’s, University of London. Course Type: Online Free Certificate Course. Timeline: 3 weeks. Aim: To equip all medical and healthcare professionals with practical advice and support around how to respond to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic as front-line workers. The COVID-19 Challenge to Healthcare Workers The effects of …

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FutureLearn Online Course: Bacterial Genomes; Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacterial Pathogens

Antimicrobial Resistance Online Courses

Timeline: 3 weeks (Runs multiple times). Course Type: Online Free Certificate Course. Aim: To understand antimicrobial resistance (AMR), it’s detection and to explore it’s relevance in clinical practice. The Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a critical issue public health concern. If current trend are not reversed, …

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