Available courses for health workers in peace issues

H.E.L.P. I and II - Health Emergencies in Large Populations and Health, Ethics, Law and Politics

Course level / degree:
Post-graduate
Related fields of medical peace work:
Human rights and International humanitarian lawCivil protection and human securitySocial justice and equal access to medicines and health services
Target groups:
PhysiciansNursesOther health professionals
Country:
Japan
Institution:
The Japanese Red Cross Kyusho International University of Nursing, WHO (World Health Organization), PAHO (Pan-American Health Organization), WMA (World Medical Association), National Red Cross Societies, and other academic institutions worldwide
Main Topics:
Identification of health problems, food security, water and environmental health, control of communicable diseases, organisation of health services, health information system in emergencies, the legal environment in armed conflicts, health related ethical
Aim:
to prepare health professionals to deal with the health consequences of disasters and armed conflicts on affected populations, to provide an overview of the main legal instruments for health professionals and a basis for decision-making in humanitarian op
Requirements:
Field experience, health professional degree
Open to external students or non members:
Yes
Elective or obligatory:
Elective
Fee:
US$1’500.- /Accom. : US$1’000-1’200
Duration:
3 weeks
Contact hours:
Full-time course
Credits:
Teaching Methodologies:
Lectures, group work, exercise
Contact Details:
Japanese Red Cross Kyushu, International University of Nursing, Fax : ++81/940/35-7036, 940/35-7516, Email: japanhelp11@jrckicn.ac.jp
Language:
English
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