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Global Health Initiative: Malaria Awareness - Revised

Learn more malaria and its effects on health.

Disease and Disorders
Free Course
This free online global health initiative course on Malaria awareness will teach you about Malaria, its symptoms, risk factors, and how it can be diagnosed, treated, and prevented. Each year approximately 210 million people are infected with malaria, and 440,000 of those die from the disease. If you're travelling to a location where malaria is common, it's important to learn about the disease before your visit. Take this free online course today.





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Alison Global Health Initiative is a series of courses created to raise public awareness and understanding of common diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. In this course important aspects of the Malaria are covered in detail. The course begins by defining what Malaria is, and important facts and statistics about this medical condition. It then goes on to describe aspects such as symptoms and risk factors that are associated with the disease and how Malaria can be diagnosed and prevented. Finally, the course describes how a patient can be treated for Malaria. The information in this course will be of great interest to all learners, especially those who with exposure to Malaria, and who would like to know more about the disease, its treatment. It will also be of great interest to all healthcare professionals who would like access easy to understand facts and information about Malaria that they can share with their patients.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to:

- Define the main types of Malaria.
- Describe the lifecycle the parasite that transmits Malaria.
- Describe the causes and symptoms of Malaria.
- Identify complications and risk factors associated with Malaria.
- Describe how Malaria is diagnosed and what tests are used.
- Describe how Malaria can be successfully prevented or treated.


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