Health in emergencies and refugee health
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.
Read about exact course dates, deadlines and the application procedure on the course website: mdma.ku.dk/health