Do you find Public Health interesting? Do you have a passion for public Health intervention? Do you provide solutions whenever you identify a problem? If this is you then this Public Health Training is for you. WizEar has been running this course for over four years now and to date 160 people have been trained and certified in this course. You too can be part of this growing circle by enrolling into this course which will run for five days from 2nd-6th November, 2020.
What is The London School of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)?
LSHTM is a world-leading center for research and postgraduate education in public health with over 4000 students in 100 countries and is based in the UK. It works in conjunction with The Disability Group (DEAPH), which is based at the school. The Disability Group forms part of the Clinical Research Department in the faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases.
Aims and services provided by WizEar
Conducting of hearing aid services for underprivileged children and adults from remote areas. So far it has provided over 1000 hearing aids and accessories to the Zimbabwean society and all this was done in an effort to improve rehabilitation of the hearing impaired.
Aims of the course
To enable participants to understand the magnitude and causes of hearing impairment and the challenges of providing leading health in developing countries. The course will familiarize participants with public health approaches to ear and hearing health and develop programs for prevention and management at local, district or national level.
Key learning objectives
Lecturers and experts in the field of hearing and public health who are from or have lived in developing countries will teach the course. Teaching will be conducted through a mixture of interactive lectures, case studies, discussions and group exercises. A USB flash drive with the course material will be provided.
Accreditation and Methods of Assessment
There is no formal assessment but a certificate of completion will be issued.
WizEar Trust; London School of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine; University of Zimbabwe
Dr. Andrew Smith; Prof. Shelley Chadha; Dr. Clemence Chidziva
USD $200. Full fee should be paid in full in advance by 26th October 2020 to our account. However if you feel that you want to be part of the course and cannot raise $200 kindly get in touch and we will see if we can link you up with some of our available scholarships.
Account Name: WizEar Trust
Bank: Stanbic Bank
Acc Number: 9140001749873
Branch Code: Nelson Mandela
Lucia Nkomo (Program Manager) +263 771 570 143; Hilary Chikambi (Finance and Admin Manager) +263 773 456 560