At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Malaria is an ancient disease that has affected humanity for ages.
It remains a major public health problem in many tropical countries today. Despite intensive control efforts over the past decade as many as 240 million malaria cases were reported in 2020 that led to more than 627,000 deaths, primarily in young children less than 5 years old.The objective of this MOOC is to provide participants with a glimpse of the wide range of disciplines involved and questions addressed in malaria research.
This MOOC is organized in 6 weeks. Each week is composed of 5 to 6 lectures. Each lecture includes a 10 minute video and multiple choice questions to help participants test their understanding. The videos are in English, subtitled in French and in English. All the tests are in English and in French.
10 sessions were updated in 2022.
This MOOC is open to everyone interested in malaria, with a good scientific background. A bachelor of science is recommended to follow this MOOC.
To follow this course, you can choose between two options:
- The Discovery Course gives access to videos, quizzes and discussions in the forum. No certificate is issued for this course. Registration is free.
- The Qualifying Course leads to a certificate. In addition to the activities of the Discovery Course, you will have to take a one-hour supervised distance learning exam, consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and obtaining 18 correct answers. The registration fee for the Qualifying Course is 150€.
Successful completion of the Qualifying Course gives you the opportunity to apply for the Institut Pasteur Online Diploma of Infectious Diseases (DNM2IP), which consists of 5 certificates to Institut Pasteur MOOCs on infectious diseases. To learn more, visit the Institut Pasteur's web page dedicated to this diploma.
Akim ADEGNIKA, CERMEL, Gabon
Aditi ALAGANAN, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Pedro ALONSO, Barcelona university, Barcelona, Spain
Rogerio AMINO, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Frederic ARIEY, Hôpital Cochin, Paris, France
Amy BEI, Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal
Pierre BUFFET, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Chetan CHITNIS, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Benoit GAMAIN, Institut National de Transfusion Sanguine (INTS), Paris, France
Fréderic GAY, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France
Gordon LANGSLEY, Institut Cochin, Paris, France
Catherine LAVAZEC, Institut Cochin, Paris, France
Jose-Juan LOPEZ RUBIO, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Didier MENARD, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Robert MENARD, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Ivo MUELLER, WEHI, Basel, Swiss
Tony NOLAN, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Odile PUIJALON, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Vincent ROBERT, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Montpellier, France
Olivier SILVIE, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France
Ken VERNICK, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Tim WELLS, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva, Swiss
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