Coordinators: G. van Berlaer, L. Ragazzoni , O. Hagon

Course Unit Assistant: M. Caviglia

Credit units: 4

Study time: 100

 

Objectives

  1. Understand the role and mandates of the governmental, international and non-governmental organizations in the management of complex emergencies
  2. Manage the medical aspects of complex humanitarian emergencies, including the organisation and management of a refugee or IDP’s camp.
  3. Apply strategies and methods for addressing the health and the safety and security needs in complex humanitarian emergencies.
  4. Interact correctly with representatives of governmental authorities, international agencies, non-governmental organizations and military forces.

 

Previous knowledge
The content of the programme unit on public health of the respective master programmes.

 

Study material
The website of the master (www.dismedmaster.com) provides the students with the core content and “need to read” material. Exercises, executed individually or in group, at the website of the master or during the live-in course.

 

Mode of assessment
Test at the end of the module and final examination at the website of the master.

 

Contents

  1. Fundamentals of CHE (G. Van Berlaer, L. Ragazzoni, O. Hagon, R. Coninx, F. Salio, S. Peyrassol)
  2. Preparedness for CHE (G. Van Berlaer, L. Ragazzoni, O. Hagon, R. Coninx, F. Salio, S. Peyrassol)
  3. Mobilisation in CHE (G. Van Berlaer, L. Ragazzoni, O. Hagon, R. Coninx, F. Salio, S. Peyrassol)
  4. Operational aspects in CHE (G. Van Berlaer, L. Ragazzoni, O. Hagon, R. Coninx, F. Salio, S. Peyrassol)
  5. Demobilisation in CHE (G. Van Berlaer, L. Ragazzoni, O. Hagon, R. Coninx, F. Salio, S. Peyrassol)
  6. Post-mission issues in CHE (G. Van Berlaer, L. Ragazzoni, O. Hagon, R. Coninx, F. Salio, S. Peyrassol)

 

 

 

The content could be amended or modified due to revision by the Organising Universities