Training Agency:Johns Hopkins University
Registration deadline:25 Nov 2018
Training date:02 Jan 2019to12 Jan 2019—
HELP EMERGENCIES IN LARGE POPULATIONS (HELP)
The Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) course is offered by theJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healthin joint collaboration with theInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)and theJohns Hopkins School of Nursing. For more than 20 years, the HELP course has offered humanitarian workers an intensive training experience in public health principles and disaster epidemiology.
GOAL: To create an understanding the of the public health needs of populations in disaster and conflict situations. This includes the background, underlying causes, and the dynamics that cause populations to be vulnerable in emergencies.
The aim of the HELP course is to equip participants with the basic skills and competencies to enable them to respond to the public health needs of populations in emergency situations.
At the completion of this course, students will be able to:
· Select methods for assessing specific emergency situations in the field
· Develop and implement a general or a specific health program to assist a displaced population
· Foresee that immediate assistance projects might need to be extended into long-term development programs
· Develop a common approach to providing services among humanitarian organizations
· Monitor the adequacy of the service being provided to an affected population
· Assess the ethical implications of all possible plans of action during an emergency
· Apply the principles of International Humanitarian Law when providing services in conflict situations
Tuition for the 2018-2019 Winter Institue is $1128 per credit for academic credit | Non-Credit Tuition Rate: $545.50 per credit; $2,000 total
Please access the application using the following link:http://hopkinshumanitarianhealth.org/education/help-course/help-course-a…
and send a resume toJHSPH.firstname.lastname@example.org