Harvard Univ.
Academic and Research Institution based in United States of America

All Updates

205 entries found
29 May 2018 description

Rationale and methods to share information, speak out, and challenge impunity in cases of violence against humanitarian action

ATHA is pleased to share a new professional _Toolkit for Responding to Attacks against Humanitarian Action on the Policy Level._ The purpose of the Toolkit is to offer guidance to humanitarian actors for responding to violence against humanitarian action, in order to promote a more protective environment for the provision of humanitarian aid to civilians.

15 May 2018 description
report Harvard University

May 15, 2018 – In Burkina Faso, which has some of the highest meningitis rates in the world, it appears that as the temperature climbs, so does the death rate from the disease—with nearly half of those deaths occurring in children age 5 and under.

06 Apr 2018 description
report Harvard University

Mark Latonero, PhD*, Danielle Poole*, Jos Berens

The report, Refugee Connectivity: A Survey of Mobile Phones, Mental Health, and Privacy at a Syrian Refugee Camp in Greece, is the result of 2017 field research by Data & Society, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s (HHI) Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, and Centre for Innovation at Leiden University. Lead authors of the report are Mark Latonero, Ph.D. of Data & Society, Danielle Poole of HHI/Signal and the Harvard School of Public Health, and Jos Berens, formerly of Leiden University.

28 Mar 2018 description

Being accountable to people affected by armed conflicts

ICRC & the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) launch a joint discussion paper that provides recommendations for humanitarian organisations and donors in today's digital era.

22 Mar 2018 description
report Harvard University

The HHI 2017 Annual Report provides a look into the research and educational activities of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

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11 May 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Sep 2018 Harvard University

The Global Pediatric Fellowship Program at Boston Children’s Hospital aims to train

future leaders in global child health as well as support the development of essential

child health services in regions of the world with greatest need and limited access to

health providers. Our goal is to train a cadre of pediatricians who have the skills and

long term commitment necessary to make an impact in improving child health in

some of the neediest global settings.

Training

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12 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 08 Jul 2018 Training date: 09 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018 Harvard University

Course Overview

The goal of the course is to provide an overview of the basic principles and methodologies for program monitoring and evaluation with emphasis on practical application for humanitarian researchers and practitioners.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jul 2018 Training date: 24 Jul 2018 to 27 Jul 2018 Harvard University

Course Description

Humanitarian organizations, international agencies and governments that serve populations affected by crises find themselves increasingly in urban settings. Agencies face new challenges, and some potential advantages, in these complex urban environments and are only just learning how to approach them. These new challenges take many forms: complicated physical layouts, poorly prepared institutions and infrastructure, a mixed target population of refugees and underserved locals.

22 Aug 2016 description

This course has been prepared by KoBoToolbox at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative in collaboration with UNOCHA. The Humanitarian Needs Assessment E-learning program is designed to provide an overview of the Humanitarian Needs Assessment process.

26 Jun 2014 description

Registration deadline: none

International Medical Corps, Concern Worldwide, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative are pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning course on the international humanitarian coordination system.