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221.615.11 HEALTH EMERGENCIES IN LARGE POPULATIONS (H.E.L.P.)

Department:
International Health
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
5 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 07/09/2012 - Fri 07/27/2012
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  9:00am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Gilbert Burnham
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Covers the basics of health care in refugee and disaster situations, including disaster epidemiology, environmental health, food and nutritional issues in emergencies, the design, and implementation of health services, and management of communicable diseases. Also covers of conflict origins and conflict resolution, international humanitarian law, human rights and human security, and humanitarian ethics.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on written work, presentations and exams.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required