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DESMOND TUTU HIV CENTRE: POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TB-HIV MEDICINE

3 Nov 2017 - 07:30

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre and the University of Cape Town are proud to present the first online postgraduate qualification from the Faculty of Health Sciences: the Postgraduate Diploma in TB-HIV Management.

Healthcare practitioners at primary care health facilities, are faced with complex TB/HIV cases on a daily basis. Thus comprehensive knowledge of TB/HIV is essential to effectively manage the large case-burden attributed to these diseases

The online postgraduate diploma (PGDip) aims to provide doctors and nurse practitioners with the comprehensive knowledge needed to manage HIV and TB infected patients at primary care health facilities. The two year qualification is in line with the latest South African national guidelines and best practices.

In response to the unique needs of an adult health-care practitioner working in a busy clinic outside of urban areas – this diploma is designed for online learning in the comfort of one’s home after the busy work day is done.  With no need to travel far distances for physical lectures, the student can access the engaging and interactive course content from their laptop, mobile phone or table over the internet, at a time that suits them.

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