Health in Emergencies and Refugee Health (Online/Blended course)

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen School of Global Health
22.04.2013 - 14.06.2013  University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course Content
This blended learning course addresses the following aspects related to disaster- & conflict related emergencies: Health, Conceptual & legal frameworks, Operational aspects of humanitarian interventions, and Partnerships and roles in different stages of emergencies.
First six weeks will consist of intensly supervised online learning. These six weeks are part-time. Last two weeks of course are full-time on site lectures and exercises in Copenhagen.
Learning objectives, training objectives
The course aims at providing participants with an in-depth understanding of the broad range of issues which are crucial in planning, implementing and accounting for health interventions in contemporary emergencies.
Target Audience
Health professionals who wish to work with health related issues in low and middle income societies, and Individuals and professionals who are interested in any or all parts of Disaster Management and Emergency Health
A bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study (eg. health sciences, social sciences, engineering, etc.) and at least 2 years of relevant working experience
The Danish Evaluation Institute
Local Organizer
Copenhagen School of Global Health, University of Copenhagen
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Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Helle Trøst Nielsen
Health Promotion, Health Services, Health Systems, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Public Health
Type of degree
Master, Diploma, Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Education form
Distance Learning, E-Learning, Extra Occupational
Credit Points
5 ECTS - Points
DKK 10.200,00
Organizer contact info
Oester Farimagsgade 5
1353 Copenhagen K
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