Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
date_range Débute le 13 mars 2017
event_note Se termine le 10 avril 2017
list 4 séquences
assignment Niveau : Introductif
label Physique, Chimie et Biologie
chat_bubble_outline Langue : Anglais
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En résumé

The Center for Humanitarian Emergencies is a partnership between CDC's Emergency Response and Recovery Branch and the Rollins School of Public Health that drives global collaboration, research and evidence based training to improve the lives and well-being of populations impacted by humanitarian emergencies. - Center for Humanitarian Emergencies: http://www.che.emory.edu/ - CDC's Emergency Response and Recovery Branch: http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/errb/index.html This course covers the technical and management principles that are the basis of planning, implementing, and evaluating health programs for acutely displaced populations in developing countries. The emphasis is on refugees in camp situations. The course includes modules on assessment, nutrition, epidemiology of major health problems, surveillance, and program management in the context of an international relief operation. Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to: 1. Describe a complex humanitarian crisis in terms of magnitude, person, time and place. 2. Calculate basic epidemiology measures. 3. Evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiological data within the context of CHE. 4. Develop public health programs and strategies responsive to the diverse cultural values and traditions of the community being served. 5. Identify internal and external problems that may affect the delivery of essential public health services in a CHE. 6. Identify the different technical areas in a public health response in CHEs.

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Le programme

  • Week 1 - Setting the Stage: Refugees, Displaced Persons, Conflict, and Complex Emergencies
    Defining complex humanitarian emergencies, the top priorities and response, and main actors involved.
  • Week 2 - Healthcare in the Emergency Phase
    Mental health programming for populations impacted by emergencies, reproductive health, food and nutrition, and water, sanitation, and hygiene.
  • Week 3 - Disease Control
    Disease control, and communicable non-communicable diseases.
  • Week 4 - Program Management
    Overview of an essential component of emergency management - program management.
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Les intervenants

  • Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor
    Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.
  • Cyrus Shahpar, Assistant Professor, Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine & Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health
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Le concepteur

Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.
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