Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations - APHES 2013

Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) / Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)/IRSS
01.07.2013 - 12.07.2013  Université catholique de Louvain, 19 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
Course Content
This 2-week course aims to familiarize professionals with epidemiological techniques to determine impacts of disasters and conflicts and assess the needs of affected populations. The course will introduce participants to the methods and tools of epidemiology in the context of humanitarian emergencies and cover the different uses of different quantitative tools for the assessment of health needs in populations affected by catastrophic events. The course will be given by international experts
Target Audience
Professionals at the level of field officer, preferably with some experience in the humanitarian and emergency management sectors
Master degree
Local Organizer
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters - CRED

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Bernadette Dubus
Epidemiology and Disease Control, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Summerschool
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
Education form
Full Time
10 Days
Credit Points
5 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.500,00
(Course registration fee covers coursework, printed materials, coffee breaks and lunches. Participant fee must be deposited and received by Centre for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters by June 15, 2013; otherwise, participation will be cancelled. )
Organizer contact info
30 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs, Bte 30.15
1200 Brussels
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