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Health in emergencies and refugee health

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Credits: 5 ECTS

Level: Master level course

A blended learning course, which consists of 7 weeks of part-time online learning followed by 2 weeks of full-time, face-to-face studies at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

COURSE CONTENT. This course offers an overview of issues involved in providing health interventions in emergency settings; the epidemiology of excess mortality and morbidity; the agreed guidelines and the role definitions among local, national and international actors. Both conventional wisdom and divergent views will be presented.

LEARNING OUTCOMES. After completing this course, you will be able to design and develop appropriate public health management strategies for humanitarian response including planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation. Check the full set of intended learning outcomes online.

MASTER OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT. Become a professional disaster risk management specialist. The Master of Disaster Management provides you with solid interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that meet the needs of modern emergency management and disaster response. Health in Emergencies and Refugee Health is an elective course in the Master’s programme.

Fee information

DKK 12,500 for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and DKK 18,000 for non-EU/EEA citizens. The fees cover course registration, course materials, examination and completion certificate. The fees do not include accommodation, living expenses and transportation costs in Copenhagen.

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