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Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Medical Doctors
  • Translators
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Technical Support Associates

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Setting the Stage: Refugees, Displaced Persons, Conflict, and Complex Emergencies

5 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
What are CHEs/Top Priorities12m
Major Actors8m
Data Collection in Emergencies11m
Overview/Summary1m
2 readings
Getting Started10m
Readings & Resources45m
1 practice exercise
MODULE 1 Quiz12m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Healthcare in the Emergency Phase

5 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Reproductive Health8m
Food and Nutrition10m
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene14m
Overview/Summary1m
1 reading
Readings and Resources45m
1 practice exercise
MODULE 2 QUIZ16m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Disease Control

8 videos (Total 64 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Vaccine Preventable Diseases / Measles10m
Malaria Control8m
Infectious Disease Emergency Response8m
Communicable Diseases - Acute Respiratory Infections10m
Non-Communicable Diseases8m
Overview/Summary1m
Supplementary: Diarrheal Diseases: A true life example from Haiti, 204m
1 reading
Readings and Resources45m
1 practice exercise
MODULE 3 QUIZ18m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Program Management

5 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Logistics Part I9m
Logistics, Part II8m
Mental Health Aid Workers7m
Wrap Up3m
1 reading
Readings and Resources45m
1 practice exercise
MODULE 4 QUIZ16m
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Top reviews from Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

By JLSep 15th 2019

Excellent overview of a variety of areas crucial to health and humanitarian response. Several different expert speakers with quizzes relevant to the week's materials. Good readings.

By AGNov 28th 2016

The course covered the mains issues of a very complex topic in a very compact way, I have definitely extended my skills and knowledge! Thanks to the lecturers!

Instructors

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Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.
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Cyrus Shahpar

Assistant Professor, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine & Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health

About Emory University

Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity....

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