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
Contenido de curso
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.
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
Organizador local
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters - Université catholique de Louvain
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Información e inscripción:

Ms. Bernadette Dubus
Ayuda humanitaria – Emergencias complejas, Epidemiología y Control de Enfermedades, Salud Pública
Puntos de crédito
5 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.500,00
Cantacto organizador
30 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs, Bte 30.15
1200 Brussels
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