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Summer Course on Building Design and Airborne Infection Control

By Barbara Foot | 11 Apr, 2017

Second Announcement: Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, with support from USAID and in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Northeastern University and MASS Design Group, is pleased to offer the 2017 summer course, Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control.

The goal of this course is to build global technical capacity in the areas of architecture, engineering and health care as they relate to designing, renovating, and engineering buildings to reduce airborne transmission of infections. In addition, the course aims to increase the understanding of administrators and clinicians who employ designers and engineers.

Limited to approximately 35 students, the course attracts applicants and faculty from around the world and from diverse professional, cultural, and resource-level settings. A mix of lectures, lab work, site visits, and open discussion capitalizes on faculty expertise and the rich resources of Boston's Longwood Medical Area to provide a unique and exciting training experience.

Application deadline: April 28, 2017
2017 Course Dates: 31 July - 11 August
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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Leo Li Replied at 11:37 AM, 11 Apr 2017

Thank you for your sharing with this good news, I am eager to join this lecture but I am not sure whether I could find suffient fund to support me, any good suggestions?



At 2017-04-11 20:55:34, "Barbara Foot via GHDonline" <> wrote:

Barbara Foot started a discussion in TB Infection Control:

Second Announcement: Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, with support from USAID and in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Northeastern University and MASS Design Group, is pleased to offer the 2017 summer course, Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control.

The goal of this course is to build global technical capacity in the areas of architecture, engineering and health care as they relate to designing, renovating, and engineering buildings to reduce airborne transmission of infections. In addition, the course aims to increase the understanding of administrators and clinicians who employ designers and engineers.

Limited to approximately 35 students, the course attracts applicants and faculty from around the world and from diverse professional, cultural, and resource-level settings. A mix of lectures, lab work, site visits, and open discussion capitalizes on faculty expertise and the rich resources of Boston's Longwood Medical Area to provide a unique and exciting training experience.

Application deadline: April 28, 2017
2017 Course Dates: 31 July - 11 August
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Attached resource:

2017 Airborne Infection Control (AIC) Course Application

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ANA MARIA BACUDIO Replied at 10:25 PM, 22 Apr 2017

I am very much interested to join this workshop which is very useful in our DOTS Laboratory set up at the peripheral microscopy centers here in Manila
May I know if there is an available travel grant/scholarship for this event
Thank you very much and Godbless

Prof Ana Maria A Bacudio
Former Chief Controller Manila Health Department
Faculty-Medical technology College of the Holy Spirit Manila
Philippines

Edward Nardell, MD Moderator Replied at 1:56 AM, 23 Apr 2017

Please don't respond here individually to this generally announcement.
Please use the course contact information provided.

kennedy mwila Replied at 6:38 AM, 24 Apr 2017

I AM new member of this noble platform. I m writing from Zambia. Do you have this course on-line?
MWILA KENNEDY
ZAMBIA

Barbara Foot Replied at 9:55 AM, 24 Apr 2017

Please reply separately t0 with any questions related to the Building Design and Airborne Infection Control course.

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