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MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe

Harvard University via edX

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How can we eradicate malaria? Explore the scientific and technological underpinnings of malaria, as well as the historical, political, social, and economic contexts in which control, elimination, and eradication efforts unfold.

Through foundational lectures and supplemental interviews, this course provides participants with a toolbox of knowledge and skills. Learners will be guided through the analysis of real-world data and its effective use in problem-solving. Analytical approaches focus on how to develop and implement evidence-based intervention strategies to contribute to national and local malaria eradication efforts.

The target audience for the course includes those with an interest in gaining the technical expertise and leadership skills needed to work in global health and malaria programs around the world.

The self-paced nature of the course will allow learners to access it at their convenience.

Taught by

Marcia Castro, Flaminia Catteruccia, Michael R. Reich, Marcel Tanner, Sarah Volkman and Dyann Wirth


Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Subject Biology
Institution Harvard University
Provider edX
Language English
Certificates $49 Certificate Available
Hours 3-5 hours a week
Calendar 8 weeks long
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