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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies by Emory University

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About the Course

The Center for Humanitarian Emergencies is a partnership between CDC's Emergency Response and Recovery Branch and the Rollins School of Public Health that drives global collaboration, research and evidence based training to improve the lives and well-being of populations impacted by humanitarian emergencies. - Center for Humanitarian Emergencies: http://www.che.emory.edu/ - CDC's Emergency Response and Recovery Branch: http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/errb/index.html This course covers the technical and management principles that are the basis of planning, implementing, and evaluating health programs for acutely displaced populations in developing countries. The emphasis is on refugees in camp situations. The course includes modules on assessment, nutrition, epidemiology of major health problems, surveillance, and program management in the context of an international relief operation. Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to: 1. Describe a complex humanitarian crisis in terms of magnitude, person, time and place. 2. Calculate basic epidemiology measures. 3. Evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiological data within the context of CHE. 4. Develop public health programs and strategies responsive to the diverse cultural values and traditions of the community being served. 5. Identify internal and external problems that may affect the delivery of essential public health services in a CHE. 6. Identify the different technical areas in a public health response in CHEs....

Top reviews

JL

Sep 15, 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.

AG

Nov 28, 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!

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By Giuseppe

Oct 23, 2017

Very very interesting!!!!!

By Raya A G

Jan 22, 2018

very informative course

By Tehseen A

Nov 25, 2016

Great Course. Loved it

By Bernard K D

Jan 01, 2020

This is one of the b

By Josue D S C

Nov 21, 2018

fantastic

By Riz

Dec 20, 2017

wonderful

By Diaa A

Jul 16, 2017

thank you

By Brianna B

May 27, 2019

Overall, a great review, and a great introduction to things I didn't previously know (specifically the info re: logistics management). There were some typos in the transcript, but otherwise well organized and delivered.

By Mekitew L A

May 24, 2019

Great course; a nice snapshot of all the important themes on CHEs.

By Kevin C

Nov 17, 2017

Useful and well paced material clearly presented.

By Alaa s

Nov 13, 2019

good course and thank you

By Sam B

Apr 02, 2018

Quite basic especially for a practitioner