Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
This online course explored the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, how we can respond to humanitarian crises with the most impact, and how humanitarianism will change in the future.
3 weeks, 4 hours per week
Dr Karl Blanchet
Associate Professor and Director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- Explore the different types of humanitarian crises and their resulting impacts on population health and health systems
- Reflect on humanitarian principles, ethics, and codes of conduct and how these come into play when delivering humanitarian health interventions.
- Assess emerging trends in humanitarian crises and consider how the humanitarian sector may need to adapt as a result.
- The main health needs of populations in humanitarian crises
- Cross-cutting health issues, such as disability, the elderly, and women and girls
- The challenges of healthcare delivery in crisis situations
- Humanitarian principles, coordination mechanisms, and codes of conduct
- Data collection, response planning, and prioritisation of health interventions
- Sector-specific health interventions, including mental health, NCDs, sexual health, and nutrition
- Ethical considerations around conducting research, evidence-informed decision making, and evaluating health programmes
- Historic, current, and emerging trends in humanitarian health
- Ideas surrounding the future of humanitarianism
- Current innovations in humanitarian action.
Issued on 17th February 2017
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