The Three-Week Communicable Diseases Rotation course is:
  • To expose senior microbiology, virology, clinical pathology, public health or infectious disease registrars or specialists to essential knowledge about communicable disease diagnosis, surveillance and outbreak response functions; and
  •  To equip microbiology, virology, clinical pathology, public health or infectious disease specialists to understand and efficiently access the reference laboratory and epidemiology resources of the NICD

VIEW COURSE INFORMATION SHEET HERE

 

3rd October – 21 October 2022

*The course this year will be face to face. Program details are still being finalised.

Eligible candidates: microbiology, virology, clinical pathology, public health or infectious disease specialists (incl. clinicians/registrars/consultants) at advanced stages of training.

Any candidates preparing for exams who require additional revision or with a particular interest can then decide to attend the 1-week intensive courses in mycology/parasitology and virology, tailored to complement the main 3-week course.

VIEW APPLICATION FORM HERE

Email directly to Ria de Villiers
riad@nicd.ac.za 

**Closing dates for applications: 16 September 2022

Detailed knowledge in mycology, parasitology and virology

Enquiries 

Course coordinator:
Dr Farzana Ismail ((Clinical Microbiologist))
Email:farzanai@nicd.ac.za 
Tel: +2711 885 5323 or +2711 885  5317

For mycology: Nelesh Govender
neleshg@nicd.ac.za;

For parasitology: John Frean
johnf@nicd.ac.za;

For virology: Jacqueline Weyer
jacquelinew@nicd.ac.za;

Email applications to riad@nicd.ac.za