Upprop - Rollcall

Wednesday March 4 at 9.00

Adress: Widerströmska huset, Tomtebodavägen 18A, Solna

Lecture-hall:  Charles

Course content

What are health consequences of different disaster?

How does one go about to meet the most urgent needs in disaster situations?

These are focal questions in the course Public Health Response in Disasters. 

The course has two modules: Pre-disaster context and global health (8 Hp) and Disaster response (12 Hp).

The first module starts out with a focus on the pre-disaster context and global health, as well as indirect and direct effects of disasters on health and health systems.The last part of the module focuses on assessment of public health needs in disasters.

The second module  focuses on disaster response related to public health: Planning and implementation of curative and preventive public health interventions in different types of disasters and contexts. Principles for and handling of mass-casualty situations. Epidemiological surveillance in disasters. Control of infectious diseases. International systems for disaster response and evaluation of public health response in disasters

The course is a part of an Erasmus Mundus Master: Public Health in Disasters. 

Course Aim

The course aims are to provide competencies, to adequately prioritize, plan, implement and monitor health interventions in disasters, based on needs and risks

Teaching mode

 Interactive lectures. Web-based group and individual assignments, simulation exercises and discussion seminars


Schedule over all the written exams and re-exams 2020

Public Health Response in Disasters Exam   Re-exam  
Public Health Response in Disasters (5HD000/2QA236) 20 hp

May 28th 2020, 09;00 - 12:00 

Venue: Parker, Widerströmska Huset







Re-exam opportunity will take place on:


If you want to take a re-exam, please email your name, civic registration number (personnummer) and the full course name to

gu-adm.gph@.ki.se no later than 2 weeks (10 working days) before the re-exam.