The Role of Public Health in Humanitarian Emergencies

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Skills You'll Learn

Nutrition, International Law, Humanitarian, Public Health

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YC

May 02, 2020

Absolutely brilliant course, very well thought-out lesson plans and a great deal of effort put into the recorded lectures. It has definitely solidified my interest in global health!

JM

Jun 21, 2018

Very valuable course for people new to health, but not new to humanitarian work. Highly recommended for those interested in learning more about public health in humanitarian crises!

From the lesson
Module 1: Humanitarian Disasters and Public Health
In this module we will define what we mean by disasters, hazards, risks and vulnerabilities. We look at patterns and trends and understand the role of public health in disasters.

Taught By

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    Gilbert Burnham, MD

    Professor
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    Mija Ververs

    Senior Associate

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