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  • HIV Antibody Test Using a Rapidcard 

    Not available (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2011-11)
    The First Response HIV Card Test 1-2. O test is an immunochromatographic (rapid) test for the qualitative detection of antibodies of all isotypes (IgG, IgM, IgA) specific to HIV-1 including subtype O and HIV-2 in human ...


    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2010)
    1. Introduction to HIV/AIDS 2. Overview of HIV/AIDS 3. Health Promotion and Prevention of HIV 4. HIV the virus 5. AIDS and Opportunistic Infections 6. Legal, Ethical, Moral Issues 7. Mental Health and Spirituality 8. ...

  • How to Lead a Study Group: Facilitator's Guide 

    Attwell, E. (Emma); Norrish, J. (Julia); Little, D. (Dezre) (Bettercare, 2012)
    We’ve developed this guide to help you run a Bettercare learning programme in a study group.In this guide, you will learn about what makes group work powerful, starting your group and getting support, goal-setting and ...

  • Imaging in Medicine 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans are all medical imaging techniques of great practical importance that have been encountered by a great many people in their medical histories. This unit illustrates how these techniques work ...


    Pruthi, M. (Madhu) (National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), 2014-06)
    Basic concepts of autoimmunity, hypersensitivity and immunodeficiency disorders

  • Improving aerobic fitness 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining good health. But what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This unit will help you to answer this question ...

  • Infection and Immunity 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-06)
    In this free course you will be introduced to infectious diseases and to the biological agents that invade our bodies and cause them: pathogens. You will also learn about the immune system, the human body’s vital defence ...

  • Infection Prevention and Contol 

    Dramowski, A. (Angela); Mehtar, S. (Shaheen); Woods, D. (David) (Bettercare, 2011)
    Infection Prevention and Control was written for nurses, doctors and health administrators working in the field of infection prevention and control, particularly in resource-limited settings. It includes chapters on IPC ...

  • The Inflammatory Response 

    Randle, J. (Jacqueline); Lymn, J. (Joanne) (University of Nottingham, 2013-08)
    This learning object describes the inflammatory response - a series of local cellular and vascular responses which are triggered when the body is injured or invaded by micro-organisms or antigen.

  • Influenza: A Case Study 

    Golding, J. (Jon); MacQueen, H. (Hilary) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Influenza: A case study, explores the biology of influenza, covering a range of topics including: the virus, infection, replication, mutation, immune responses, pathology, surveillance, diagnosis and ...

  • INGO Decision Tree 

    Unknown author (University of Bristol, 2013-08)
    To introduce medical students to the challenges of delivering healthcare in developing countries.

  • Integrated HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care 

    Not available (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007)
    The overall objective of this course is to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes of healthcare service providers requisite to the provision of comprehensive care to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. The ...

  • International Classification of Function, Disability and Health 

    Not available (University of Nottingham, 2013-08)
    This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who ...

  • Into the Commonwealth and the Millennium with STEP: Surgeons-in-Training Education Programme of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 

    Alluwihare, A. P. R. (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2000)
    Commonwealth of Learning Description: * Guidelines to the Reader * Module 0 - A different orientation * Module 1 - Surgical Diagnosis * Module 2 - Trauma and Resuscitation * Module 3 - Preparation for Surgery: Anaesthesia ...

  • Intrapartum Care 

    Woods, D. L.; Greenfield, D. H.; Louw, H. (Bettercare, 2011)
    Intrapartum Care was developed for doctors and advanced midwives who care for women who deliver in level 2 hospitals. It contains theory and skills chapters adapted from the labour chapters of Maternal Care. Particular ...

  • Introducing Ageing 

    Jones, R. (Rebecca) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Everyone is ageing, whatever their current age, and we live in a world where many people are living much longer than previous generations. This is often seen as a problem. But is it? This free course, Introducing ageing, ...

  • Introducing Healthcare Improvement 

    Samra, R. (Rajvinder) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-07)
    This course explores quality improvement in healthcare settings. It begins by defining healthcare quality and describing the meaning of quality improvement in healthcare. You will also learn about the different dimensions ...

  • Introducing Public Health 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-08)
    This unit introduces some key elements of public health and health promotion, using a video case study of Coventry. It focuses on the major determinants of health and ill health and the scope of public health work.

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics 

    Singh, Y. (Yashik) (University of Kwazulu-Natal, 2011)
    This presentation provides background information on bases, amino acids, proteins, nucleotides and DNA. The presentation then explains what bioinformatics is, lists some examples, and demonstrates some tools. It demonstrates ...

  • Introduction to Complex Health Systems 

    Not available (Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa, 2013-04)
    In order to understand the functioning of health systems, and act towards strengthening them, it is necessary to grasp the notion of complexity and see how it plays out in the system, through the behaviours, actions and ...