COVID19 Online Course

FutureLearn Online Course: COVID-19; Tackling the Novel Coronavirus

COVID19 Online Course

Course Developer: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Course Type: Online Free Certificate Course.

Timeline: 3 weeks.

Aim: To understand the emergence of COVID-19 and how we will respond to it going forward.

The COVID-19 Scourge

Since December, 2019, the world have been paying close attention to the outbreak of novel coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China. With the outbreak of this novel coronavirus declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, people across the glove are tirelessly working to address it.

This course, facilitated by international experts, will help you learn the latest of what you need to know about COVID-19.

Course Syllabus

  1. Week 1: The emergence of COVID-19 emerged and it’s identification.
  2. Week 2: Public health measures for COVID-19 worldwide.
  3. Week 3: What is needed to address COVID-19 in future.

Specific Objectives

  • How COVID-19 emerged and was identified
  • How COVID-19 spreads
  • Public health measures for COVID-19 worldwide
  • What is needed to address COVID-19 going forward

Eligibility & Requirements

This course is for all medical and health professionals, or anyone interested in how we should respond to the outbreak.

Course Developer

This course was developed by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).


London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible

About London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, and a constituent college of the University of London that specialises in public health and tropical medicine. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world leader in research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Its mission is to improve health and health equity worldwide.

To sign up for this course, click here.

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About Charles Ugwu

Charles E. Ugwu, is a Medical Laboratory Scientist, and an opportunity enthusiast for all Medical and Health Professionals.

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