In this course join Dr. Colin Brown, someone who has practical of experience of Ebola Virus Disease, as he introduces the deadly 2014-2016 Ebola Virus outbreak that terrified the world. Colin delivers this course with real depth and passion, a testament to his leading role on the ground in Sierra Leone during the 2014 outbreak. Understand the natural history of the virus, learn how it is transmitted and hear about the epidemiology of the West African outbreak and its successful management. See how cases should be investigated and identified, be trained on the most effective treatment strategies and grasp the preventive measures required to avoid another outbreak. Why not give it a try, especially as this one is on us!
About the instructor
Dr. Colin Brown is a Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology based in London. He has expertise in tuberculosis, HIV and re-emerging infectious diseases. He is a graduate of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London and is currently an advisor to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health and practices at Public Health England. He is the Infectious Diseases Advisor for the King's Sierra Leone Partnership, and was heavily involved in the clinical and public health response to the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa in 2014-16.