Course Number 0150-4402-01
Course Name Public Health Consequences to Disasters
Academic Unit Faculty of Medicine -
Disaster Management
Mode of Instruction Lecture
Credit Hours 2
Semester 2022/3
Date Range 13/08/2023 - 16/08/2023
Hours 09:00-14:30
Building Faculty of Medicine
Room 326
Studies are held daily, on dates specified above, Course is taught in English
Syllabus Not Found

Short Course Description

Public Health Consequences to Disasters is a 4-day intense course during the summer semester provided by Prof. Virginia Murray, Head of the Global Disaster Risk Reduction at Public Health England and a member of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk scientific committee. The course will expose students to the Sendai Framework on Risk Reduction, the UN Landmark agreements, the WHO Health EDRM framework, and the UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles and their links to public and global health. The course will also explore the unique hazard profile to public health of different emergencies, such as heatwaves, flooding, and cyberattack, as well as the linkage between climate change and health security. Lastly, the course will provide students with tools to perform research in these areas.

Full syllabus is to be published
Course Requirements

Take-home exam

Students may be required to submit additional assignments
Full requirements as stated in full syllabus

The specific prerequisites of the course,
according to the study program, appears on the program page of the handbook

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