- 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
Core 3-week Course : 4 October – 22 October 2021
Mycology/Parasitology/Virology: 8 November – 12 November 2021
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.
Email directly to Course administrator Mpho Thanjekwayo
Closing date: 30th September 2021
Detailed knowledge in mycology, parasitology and virology
For mycology: Nelesh Govender
For parasitology: John Frean
For virology: Jacqueline Weyer
Email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org