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The International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH) 2015 will be held from 9–12 March in Dhaka, Bangladesh under the theme of Urban Health for a Sustainable Future: The Post-2015 Agenda. ICUH is organized on a biannual basis by the International Society for Urban Health as an international forum for information exchange among urban health professionals and other urban stakeholders. The 2015 conference will be the first ICUH held in Asia.
Diarrhoea remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality among under five poorest children. UNICEF/WHO Report 2009 indicates that diarrhoea is the second leading cause of death among children under five globally. Nearly one in five child deaths globally– about 1.5 million each year – is due to diarrhoea. Bangladesh as a developing country is also badly facing diarhheal diseases, for example, icddr,b alone annually treats more than 120,000 diarhheal patients in its hospitals.
With tremendous improvement of public health, cholera, invasive diarrheas and under nutrition have become a remote possibility in the developed world. However, this comes with low immunity among the population and inadequate skill among the physicians because of less chance of exposure and opportunity of practicing the proper management respectively. On the other hand, the developing world and the emergency stricken places may not have adequate resource to manage the threat, which may cause a great loss of human lives in the days to come.
The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) opens applications for the new Master in Democratic Governance- Democracy and Human Rights in the MENA Region (DE.MA).
Building more effective partnerships with private sector actors is an important part of improving disaster preparedness, response, and recovery in many contexts. We invite you to an interactive online discussion on this topic on 26 November, focusing on how business organizes itself in preparing for and responding to emergencies.
More than 1,000 students from six continents have enrolled in the first cohort offered in June 2014.
Registration for the 2nd cohort opens from 16 November 2014 to 15 May 2015. Upon registration, students are allowed to study the course until 15 June 2015 at their own pace. There is limited quota for enrolment on a first-come-first-served basis.
This is a joint partnership between Duke University Continuing Studies and Village Earth. This course counts toward the Sustainable Community Development Certificate and all of the specializations.
Course Tuition: $390
Continuing Education Units: 2
Duration: 5 weeks
The MENTOR Initiative is not for profit organisation with over 11 years of experience in carrying out evidence-based disease control programmes and building capacity in malaria and vector borne disease control globally. To date, over 1000 individuals from NGOs, national partners, UN agencies, donors, suppliers and the media have participated in MENTOR’s training programmes
Learn practical skills to prevent outbreaks and control malaria and other vector borne diseases during humanitarian emergencies.
Call for articles : FMR 50
‘Dayton + 20’ (the Balkans twenty years on from the Dayton Agreement)
Due out September 2015
Deadline for submission of articles: Monday 18th May 2015