Summer Course - Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations APHES 2018

from Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters
Registration deadline: 15 Jun 2018 Training date: 02 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018 More Information


Provide health professionals with the public health knowledge and epidemiological tools to assess the health impacts of disasters and conflicts on affected communities.


Face-to-face classes will be given by international experts with extensive experience in humanitarian settings. These will be complemented by exercise sessions where the concepts taught will be put into practice.

Case-studies will be presented and simulation exercises will be held under the supervision and guidance of international experts. This will allow the students to put the knowledge acquired during the theoretical classes into practice.

Evaluation will be based on a written exam. A university certificate will be awarded to students who successfully complete the course.


This course is open to middle career professionals with training in public health, medicine, emergency response or related topics are required. Experience in the humanitarian and emergency management sectors is desired.


We strive to have a diversified group of participants, balancing gender, organizational and geographical representation. Participant selection is based on the candidate’s profiles, examined through the application form and based on the requirement mentioned above.


Note: more information on the course, along with the application form, is available on the official APHES Summer course website - - and on social media (@CREDUCL and Facebook).

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Fee information:
o 1750 Euro o Course registration fee covers course work, printed materials, coffee breaks and lunches o Local transportation both to-and-from the course venue is not included in the fees and must be arranged by the individual participant o Participant fee must be deposited and received by Centre for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters by June 15, 2018; otherwise, participation will be cancelled. o Reimbursement will not be made on cancellation after June 15, 2018.
How to register:

Register on the APHES website:

ALL APPLICANTS will be informed about the decision by June 15, 2018.