To maximise health protection knowledge and skills in the public health workforce for the prevention and control of communicable disease across the Cheshire and Merseyside population.
Why is it important?
To maximise capability in the public health workforce.
To provide a foundation for any future public health training
To ensure up-to-date knowledge and skills for prevention and control of communicable disease
What are we doing?
Provision of a 4-week course on the introduction to health protection. The course covers the following:
- Key principles and practice of health protection
- Infection prevention and control
- Vaccines and immunisation
- Overview of some of the most common diseases encountered in relation to setting and risk groups
- Communication, resilience and wellbeing
UK Health Security Agency
University of Liverpool
More information about health protection can be found on the UK Health Security Agency website.
Edwin Panford-Quainoo is the Programme Manager for the Contact Tracing Course. For all enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Protection: Principles and Practice
Editors: S. Ghebrehewet, A. Stewart et. al.