HIV/AIDS Surveillance

This course covers topics such as:

  • Impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide
  • Basic facts about the natural history of HIV infection and its different stages of disease and how this relates to surveillance methods
  • Major elements of HIV prevention and control programs
  • Understanding of public health surveillance, core elements of HIV/AIDS surveillance, and second-generation HIV/AIDS surveillance
  • Importance of the various methods involved in carrying out HIV/AIDS surveillance
  • Overview of the types of epidemics