Certified Short Courses

About the course


Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies. They're normally harmless or even helpful. But under certain conditions, some organisms may cause disease. Some infectious diseases can be passed from person to person. Some are transmitted by insects or other animals. And you may get others by consuming contaminated food or water or being exposed to organisms in the environment.


To sensitize Pharmacist and Pharmaceutical Technologist on management of infectious diseases to improve their ability to deliver high quality, team based, personalized care to patients, focusing on their continuous medical education and for new entrants into clinical practice


  • Covid-19 Vaccine Training
  • Optimizing Hepatitis B & C virus care cascade
  • TB Preventative Therapy
  • Use of PrEP for Prevention of HIV Infection

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Define Hepatitis B, Human papilloma virus and cervical cancer, Drug resistant TB and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV for prevention and treatment
  2. Discuss screening and management of HIV opportunistic infections
  3. Discuss principles of managing infectious diseases
  4. Discuss TB and its management

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Course Info

  • 4 Modules
  • 6 Hours
  • 10 Enrolment
  • 10 January 2023 – 31 January 2023

Course Outline

1. Covid-19 Vaccine Training

2. Optimizing Hepatitis B & C virus care cascade

3. TB Preventative Therapy

4. Use of PrEP for Prevention of HIV Infection

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