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
Contenuti (corsi)
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.
Pubblico target
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
Organizzatori regionali
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters - Université catholique de Louvain
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Informazioni ed Iscrizioni:

Ms. Bernadette Dubus
Aiuto umanitario - complessi casi d'emergenza, Epidemiologia e Controllo delle Malattie, Sanità Pubblica (Public Health)
Punti accrediti
5 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.500,00
Contatto organizzatori
30 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs, Bte 30.15
1200 Brussels
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