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AFRO-NETS> Training Course: Health of Unstable Populations
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> Training Course: Health of Unstable Populations
- From: "Dr. Birgit Stadler" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 11:56:56 -0400 (EDT)
Training Course: Health of Unstable Populations
18-29 September 2000
Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health
Heidelberg University School, Germany
The goal of the course is to provide a better understanding of the
issues related to the health care of refugees, internally displaced
persons and the affected host population in developing countries and
to the health care of migrants.
The content of the course reflects current knowledge and experiences
of the management of complex emergencies in the health sector.
Disaster situations, disaster preparedness, development programmes,
cross-cultural awareness, working relations in the field, donor coor-
dination, from relief to development, applied epidemiology of unsta-
* To sensitize participants for health of unstable populations
* To create awareness about the relief and development context in
which International organisatlons work
* To enable participants to prepare for disasters and to better de-
sign health programmes focussing on unstable populations
At the end of the course, participants should be able to
* explain the determinants of migrants health in Developing Countries
and in Europe
* apply rapid assessment methodes in emergency situations
* use strategic and operational planning and health managment tools
in unstable situations
* apply planning methodes in post-conflict situations
* explain the driving forces and determinants of donor coordination
* set up a disaster preparedness plan at operational district level
The course is intended for health professionals from industrialized
and developing countries: MD, nurses, epidemiologists, social scien-
tists and public health experts.
Candidates should have work experience in DC. Applicants will be se-
lected on the basis of their professional qualification, their prac-
tical experience and their future plans.
The number of the participants is limited to 20.
This course is organised jointly by the Department of Tropical Hy-
giene & Public Health and the Centre of Research on the Epidemiology
of Disasters (CRED) University of Louvain/Belgium.
Dr. Michael Marx
The course will be held in the facilities of the University of Hei-
Your written registration should be received by the Academy for Post-
graduate Education not later than 4 August 2000. Please register as
soon as possible since the number of participants is limited.
The total fee for the course is DM 1.650.- The tuition fee covers
coursework and printed materials, however, does not include accommo-
dation or other personal living costs during the stay.
Dr. Birgit Stadler
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