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03 Oct 2017 description

Ending Cholera—A Global Roadmap to 2030 operationalises the new global strategy for cholera control at the country level and provides a concrete path toward a world in which cholera is no longer a threat to public health. By implementing the strategy between now and 2030, the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) partners will support countries to reduce cholera deaths by 90 percent. With the commitment of cholera-affected countries, technical partners, and donors, as many as 20 countries could eliminate disease transmission by 2030.

01 Aug 2017 description

June 2017 | Volume 5 | Issue 2

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Reducing Sepsis Deaths in Newborns Through Home Visitation and Active Case Detection: Is it Realistic?

  • The Importance of Mental Well-Being for Health Professionals During Complex Emergencies: It Is Time We Take It Seriously

  • Improving Adherence to Essential Birth Practices Using the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist With Peer Coaching: Experience From 60 Public Health Facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India

02 Jun 2017 description
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An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

As organizations working to protect the rights of children in armed conflict, we are dismayed by your reported decision to “freeze” any new additions of parties to conflict that commit grave violations of children’s rights to the annexes to your 2017 annual report to the United Nations Security Council on children and armed conflict. We urge you to reconsider, and issue an updated list with your report, including all perpetrators responsible for patterns of grave violations against children in 2016.

03 May 2017 description

Zero Ebola-related fatalities documented among the 59,000 sponsored children and family members supported by World Vision during the outbreak.

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Training

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21 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Dec 2017 Training date: 02 Jan 2018 to 12 Jan 2018 Johns Hopkins University

The Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) course is offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in joint collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. For more than 20 years, the HELP course has offered humanitarian workers an intensive training experience in public health principles and disaster epidemiology.

01 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Johns Hopkins University

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

This certificate program focuses on humanitarian assistance in the international health context. The program is a major educational activity of the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response. The Center receives technical assistance from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Pan American Health Organization, the UN High Commission for Refugees, and various humanitarian agencies and organizations. Graduates will be able to:

01 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Johns Hopkins University

The MPH concentration in Health in Crisis and Humanitarian Assistance focuses on health of populations in crisis, internationally and domestically. These include refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), populations affected by natural and human-made disasters, victims of human rights abuse, and trafficked women and children. The coursework will focus on why populations become vulnerable and the health issues they face. Emphasis will be on gaining expertise in methods to assess needs and provide assistance to displaced populations and other vulnerable groups.