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Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
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Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
 

Degrees and Certificates

The Center for Refugee and Disaster Response sponsors the following concentration and certification programs for students at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (please click on the link for more information):

Master of Public Health (MPH) Concentration in Humanitarian Assistance/Health and Human Rights

Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance

Certificate in Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.)


Concentration in Humanitarian Assistance/Health and Human Rights

The MPH concentration in Health in Crisis and Humanitarian Assistance focuses on health of populations in crisis, internationally and domestically.  These include refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), populations affected by natural and human-made disasters, victims of human rights abuse, and trafficked women and children.  The coursework will focus on why populations become vulnerable and the health issues they face.  Emphasis will be on gaining expertise in methods to assess needs and provide assistance to displaced populations and other vulnerable groups.  Students will have the opportunity to select a focus in one of two tracks:  Humanitarian Assistance (HA) or Health and Human Rights (HHR).

For more information about the Concentration in Humanitarian Assistance/Health and Human Rights and to see a list of course offerings, please click here


Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance

This certificate program is intended for masters and doctoral degree students at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who may be responsible for the health of displaced populations in their future careers.

For more information about the Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance, please click here

To download the course checklist and certificate application, please click here


Certificate in Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.)

The H.E.L.P. Summer Institute offered by JHSPH is a collaborative program with the International Committee of the Red Cross. The H.E.L.P. course offers humanitarian workers an intensive course in humanitarian assistance, public health principles and disaster epidemiology. 

For more information about the H.E.L.P. Summer Institute including application information, please click here

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