THREE-WEEK COMMUNICABLE DISEASES ROTATION
- 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
02 October – 20 October 2023
Programme details for 2023 to follow
*The course this year will be face-to-face.
MBChB/MBBCh and registration as a trainee (registrar/fellow) in a specialist field in any of the following:
- Medical Microbiology
- Medical Virology
- Clinical Pathology
- Infectious Diseases
- Public Health
Note: Senior registrars will be given preference
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.
(NB: We have reached full capacity for the 2023 registrar training)
Detailed knowledge in mycology, parasitology and virology
Dr Farzana Ismail ((Clinical Microbiologist))
Tel: +2711 885 5323 or +2711 885 5317
For mycology: Nelesh Govender
For parasitology: Charlotte Sriruttan
For virology: Jacqueline Weyer
Email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Download the full programme timetable below.