Adress: Widerströmska huset, Tomtebodavägen 18A, Solna
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.
The course aims are to provide competencies, to adequately prioritize, plan, implement and monitor health interventions in disasters, based on needs and risks
Interactive lectures. Web-based group and individual assignments, simulation exercises and discussion seminars
|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
gu-adm.gph@.ki.se no later than 2 weeks (10 working days) before the re-exam.