The course topics describe the content well: 1. History of pandemics, 2. Story of COVID, 3. Pandemic planning and role of WHO, 4. Lab Diagnosis, 5. Local public health measures, 6. Epidemiology, 7. Hospital preparedness, 8. Child COVID And School, 9. Logistics of pandemic response, 10. Clinical treatment and unintended consequences, 11. Vaccine, 12. Economics of COVID, 13. Tackling misinformation, 14. Planetary health = One Health, 15. Review. A number of invited specialists will present these topics.
Anne Fanning is a retired infectious disease doctor. She taught and coordinated a Global Health course with the help of others for three years at ELLA. Dr. Fanning has been awarded the Order of Canada, Queen Elizabeth ll Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Alberta Order of Excellence and numerous other awards. For this course she has assembled fifteen presenters all of outstanding capacity to address issues of planetary health in the era of COVID.