Non-Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Settings

Do you work or would like to work as a Health staff or volunteer in humanitarian settings? Are you interested in non-communicable diseases? This new course will help you to understand the issues and dilemmas that occur around non-communicable diseases in humanitarian settings and find possible solutions.

This 6-hour long online course was developed by the Danish Red Cross, The International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies and the University of Copenhagen. It is available in English.

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The Red Cross Red Crescent Learning platform ( is an online learning community for National Society volunteers and staff, as well as partners and the general public. It delivers free, high-quality, multilingual Red Cross Red Crescent and other learning opportunities to support the personal and professional development of volunteers and staff.

Learning resources are created by IFRC subject matter experts, National Society expert teams and third-party course developers. There are also various social learning tools, including communities, cohort-based courses, and playlists.

The Learning Platform is available to be used by all Red Cross Red Crescent youth, volunteer and staff members worldwide as well as those working in partner agencies and the general public. Everyone is encouraged to explore, use and widely share the existing learning opportunities among friends and colleagues. Registration, access to and use of the Learning Platform is open and free.

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