2020 Global Health

Brown School launches pandemic initiative

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The Brown School is pleased to present our Foundations of Pandemic Preparedness & Response program. This five-part, 20-hour program provides a self-paced, online tool kit to help public health and social service professionals respond, mitigate, and prevent infectious disease outbreaks, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is a foundational experience designed to build basic understanding and skills in:

  • Epidemiology
  • Surveillance & Response
  • Communications
  • Mitigation & Recovery
  • Public Health & Social Policy

The course was developed in consultation with practitioners in the field and Brown School experts in public health, social work, and social policy.