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