Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.)
This Academic Format for HELP assumes that course participants have a knowledge of epidemiological basics, and understand fundamentals of public health. Other than these assumptions there are no specific prerequisites.
- Apply epidemiological information toward designing and monitoring relief activities such as water and sanitation, food and nutrition, disease surveillance and control, immunization and health services
- Design a survey which would provide public health managers with key information on care of a displaced population
- Set out the key organizational actions to be taken after a sudden onset disaster
- Determine what relief activities are protected under International Humanitarian Law
- 50% Final Paper
- 20% Presentation(s)
- 20% Group Work
- 10% Participation
This course will be taught virtually via zoom during the days and times it meets. Students are required to complete a short online module in the months prior to starting class in January.