Target Audience

This activity is specifically designed for:

  • Health and Non-health Sector Communities

  • Scientists

  • Subject Matter Experts

  • Ministries of Health

  • Academia

  • Policy and Decision Makers

  • Regulators

  • Key Opinion Leaders

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, learners should be able to:

  • Rapidly disseminate evidence from travel and mass gathering events (what worked and did not work), as well as share designs and experiences

  • Bring together the broader COVID-19 global health community of health and non-health sector key stakeholders for improved decision-making


Bringing together health and non-health sector stakeholders to keep updated on the use of testing in combination with other public health measures to guide best practices across regions as economies begin to open. In collaboration with key regional organizations such as Africa Centres for Disease Control & Prevention, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Latin American Alliance for the Development of In Vitro Diagnostics, and International Diagnostic Centre/London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. This course covers the following topics:

  • TRAVEL SESSION: Modelling travel safety

  • TRAVEL SESSION: COVID-19 and International Aviation

  • MASS GATHERINGS SESSION: COVID-19 Facility Engineering Controls (Infectious Disease Hardening)

  • MASS GATHERINGS SESSION: Experiences from Tokyo Olympics

Course Directors

Professor Rosanna Peeling, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and International Diagnostic Centre, United Kingdom

Professor David Heymann, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom


  • Mark Schreiber, SafeGuards Consulting, United States

  • Brian McCloskey, Chatham House, United Kingdom

  • David Powell, International Air Transport Association, New Zealand

  • Dr. Noah Fongwen, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, United Kingdom

  • Professor Yap Boum II, Africa for Epicentre, Médecins sans Frontières, and University of Yaoundé, Cameroon

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