Public Health and Disasters

Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg Universitätsklinikum / Institute of Public Health
30.04.2012 - 11.05.2012  Heidelberg
07.05.2012 - 18.05.2012  Heidelberg
Course Content
This course addresses the management of health care related problems of refugees, displaced populations, migrants as well as the affected host populations. The content of the course reflects current knowledge and experiences of the management of complex emergencies in the health sector: Disaster situations, disaster preparedness, development programs, cross-cultural awareness, working relations in the field, donor coordination, from relief to development, applied epidemiology.
Target Audience
Public health practitioners, medical doctors, nurses, policy makers, programme/project planners, managers, paramedical staff, social scientists, educators
English proficiency
University of Heidelberg; tropEd
Local Organizer
Short Courses in International Health Programme
Registration deadline: none - first come, first serve; please keep in mind the time you need for travel and visa arrangements.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Nandita Rothermund
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Humanitarian Assistance - Advanced Training, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Public Health
Credit Points
3 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.500,00
Organizer contact info
Im Neuenheimer Feld 324
69120 Heidelberg
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