COVID-19 in Africa: health, economic and political challenges

University of Bordeaux

Online program

This online Bordeaux Summer School is open to graduate and doctoral students as well as professionals interested in the multidisciplinary issues raised by the COVID-19 epidemic in Africa, and it’s immediate and potential consequences for the continent.

Course content (delivered remotely) will provide participants with a scientific background on the SARS-Cov-2 infection and the COVID-19 disease in Africa, as well as insight into how the response to the epidemic has been defined and implemented, knowledge on the conduct of COVID-19 clinical trials, knowledge on food security and the impact of COVID-19 on the agricultural sector in Africa, critical thinking around social inequalities as causes or consequences of the epidemic and insight into the political governance of the crisis.

Period
22 Jun 2020 - 26 Jun 2020
Levels Master / Graduate
PhD
Professional
Credits None
Program fee 120 EUR
Accommodation Not offered
Application deadline 7 June 2020
Entry requirements:
The course is designed for graduate and doctoral students, as well as professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and improve their methodological and interdisciplinary skills in terms of research and action for the African continent.
Contact information:
For any enquires about the Bordeaux Summer Schools program, please contact: summerschools@u-bordeaux.fr.
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