Welcome to the Measles control in emergencies course. This online self-study course  provides UNICEF and partners’ staff access to training in areas deemed vital to the advancement of the Global Vaccine Action Plan. MCES aims to contribute to this goal by offering the learner insight into the significance and practicalities of preventing measles disease burden under UNICEF’s core commitments for children in humanitarian action (http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/CCC_042010.pdf).
This course is presented as illustrated, animated tutorials authored by subject matter experts.

This course comprises four modules and one mandatory assessment. Module 1 is mandatory, after which participants can access the others according to preference in one or several sittings.

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Is this course for me?
This course is intended for UNICEF and partners' personnel working in health and in humanitarian emergencies across all levels of the organisation (headquarters, country and regional offices). 

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • understand how measles transmission risk factors are exacerbated by emergency situations
  • be familiar with measles risk assessment
  • be familiar with the practical steps in investigating a suspected measles outbreak
  • be introduced to planning and implementing preventative or outbreak response measles vaccination campaigns of supplemental immunisation activities (SIAs).
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 2 hours to complete

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.