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

International Health
Summer Inst. term
5 credits
Academic Year:
2010 - 2011
East Baltimore
Class Times:
July 12-30, 2010
  • M Tu W Th F,  9:00am - 5:00pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • Gilbert Burnham

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