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Events & Professional Training

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We are strongly committed to our role as one of the key providers of health protection training. Our training programmes, based on the expertise of our staff, prepare and support individuals and organisations involved in protecting people from  infectious disease, chemical, poison or radiation hazards, and from new and emerging threats, including new strains of disease or bioterrorist attack.

We offer a wide variety of education and training opportunities at local, national, and international level.  Many masters degrees and professional organisation training systems are supported by staff members who also organise secondment opportunities.

International Day for Diaster Reduction event - 14 October 2009
To see the video recording of this important event organised with the UN ISDR, World Health Organization and World Bank and to download copies of the presentations and other associated documents please click here.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Chemicals and Poisons training

Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division training events are available to HPA staff and to delegates from partner agencies, such as local authorities, the NHS and emergency services. 

›› Chemicals and Poisons training

eHealth

eHealth is a new online education and training service for healthcare professionals, exclusively for the National Health Service.

›› eHealth

Infections training

We offer training to healthcare professionals involved in areas such as immunisation, biosafety, bioinformatics and statistics

›› Infections training

Radiation training

The Radiation Protection Division of the HPA represents an in-depth resource with respect to the provision of radiation safety training. 

›› Radiation training