Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations (APHES)

Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) / Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)
04.07.2011 - 15.07.2011  Brussels, Belgium
Course Content
This course aims to familiarize professionals with epidemiological techniques to determine impacts of disasters and conflicts. The course will introduce participants to the methods and tools of epidemiology in the context of humanitarian emergencies also cover the different uses of quantitative tools for the assessment of health needs in populations affected by catastrophic events.
Topics covered will include malnutrition, mortality, morbidity and population displacement.
Target Audience
This course is open to professionals at the level of field officer, preferably with some experience in the humanitarian and emergency management sectors. Two students from the European Masters in Humanitarian Action will also be selected to attend t
Local Organizer
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters - Université catholique de Louvain
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Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Bernadette Dubus
Epidemiology and Disease Control, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Public Health
Credit Points
5 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.500,00
Organizer contact info
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1200 Brussels
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