Your chance to impact your community.

Community engagement and empowerment is key to change behavior and stop the COVID-19 pandemic.

This program will provide you with rapid training on key aspects of infection and immunity to empower you in your community-based advocacy on how to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19. The course covers the chain of infection, how infectious diseases are transmitted and how to break the chain of infection through concrete preventive actions.
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Certificate of Completion

Earn a certificate of completion from the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU)

  • 100% self-paced and estimated time commitment of one hour

  • Become an MBRU community immunity ambassador after successful completion of the course

  • Beat COVID-19 by spreading awareness and challenging at least 3 people to join the program


“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC) have recognized the MBRU Community Immunity Program in implementing the UAE foreign aid policy, as the program has aided in the fight of COVID-19 internationally. In less than two weeks of its launch, the number of global MBRU Community Immunity Program participants has reached more than half a million people. As such, all new joiners who wish to take the course will receive their certificates with the UAEAID logo. The UAEAID logo is a national logo representing the efforts of the United Arab Emirates in the foreign aid sector, which promotes global peace and prosperity. The logo also communicates the global compassion and humanity furthering the UAE’s international standing.”


Dr. Hanan Alsuwaidi

Assistant Professor - Family Medicine

Dr. Tom Loney

Associate Professor - Public Health and Epidemiology

Dr. Abiola Senok

Professor - Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Nabil Zary

Professor - Medical Education

Contributing Students

Faisal Nawaz

Year 4 Medical Student

Maha Qutami

Year 3 Medical Student

Learning Design Team

Leigh Powell

Senior Learning Designer

Mersiha Kovacevic

Learning Designer

Arwa Alharbi

Digital Content Developer

Communications and External Relations Team

Nujood Al Khloofi - Alaa Azayem - Glendon Potato - Razan Abusabha - Safia Benbrahim - Mark Mones - Shatha Lootah