The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) at the Université catholique de Louvain is pleased to present the 2015 Summer Course on Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations (APHES). This course is scheduled to take place on July 6-17, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. Discount fees of 50% for NOHA students.Could you please share this information with potential students interested? Thank you in advance.
APHES Summer Course – Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations Belgium, 6-17 July 2015
CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disaster will offer the APHES Course in English.Venue: Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, BelgiumDates: 06-17 July 2014Language: EnglishOrganizer: The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of DisasterDeadline for submission of applications: May 18, 2015
This 2-week course aims to familiarize health professionals with epidemiological techniques to assess the health impacts of disasters and conflicts on affected communities.
HOW THE COURSE WILL BE RUN
Face-to-face classes will be given by international experts with extensive experience in humanitarian settings. These will be complemented by exercise sessions where the concepts taught will be put into practice.Case-studies will be presented and simulation exercise will be held under the supervision and guidance of international experts. This will allow the students to put the knowledge acquired during the theoretical classes into practice.Evaluation will be based on a written exam. A university certificate will be awarded to students who successfully complete the course.
This course is open middle career professionals with some experience in the humanitarian and emergency management sectors. Training and experience in public health, medicine, emergency response or related topics are required
We strive to have a diversified group of participants , balancing gender, organizational and geographical representation. Participant selection is based on the candidate's profiles, examined through the application form and based on the requirement mentioned above.
Best regards,The APHES team