Basic tools and knowledge for a response to humanitarian crises from a global health perspective, guided by medical ethics and the principles of neutrality and impartiality
- 14 -22 April 2021
- 525 Euros + University taxes
- Full time
- 3 ECTS
The majority of humanitarian crises imply large-scale health crises. Health assistance must be based on needs, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.
This course provides the basic tools and knowledge necessary for a response to humanitarian crises from a global health perspective, guided by medical ethics and the principles of neutrality and impartiality, as well as through advocacy for improved medical treatments and protocols.
- Candidates should have demonstrated interest in global health and/or interventions in humanitarian crises.
- Students should have an advanced level of English, which is the language of instruction for this course.
Silvia Alvarez, Metges Sense Fronteres (MSF).
Students will be assessed based on:
- The completion of a case study on Refugee Global Health
- A final multiple-choice exam
- Participation in class
Interested candidates must complete this form.
In collaboration with:
The programme of studies for this course includes:
- Introduction to Humanitarian Emergencies: Displacement and the place of refuge
- Medical and Health Care for Refugees and Displaced Populations
- Pediatric Care for Refugees and Displaced Populations
- Water, Hygiene and Sanitation for Refugees and Displaced Populations
- Refugee Camps Management
- Medical Assistance in the Post-Emergency Phase
- Shelter Site Planning
*Subject to change