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Health Issues and Humanitarian Emergencies - MIPH5124

Year - 2018

This unit gives students an overview of public health aspects of humanitarian emergencies in developing country situations and the range of appropriate responses. This includes considering problems faced by government and non-government organisations in humanitarian emergency relief efforts. Topics covered in the unit include international and human rights law, the role of donor agencies, refugee health, nutritional emergencies, site planning for refugee camps, water and sanitation, sexual violence, protection of vulnerable groups, and communicable disease surveillance and control.

Classes
2x 2 day workshop

Assessment
1 x 2500 word written assignment (70%), written reflective pieces (20%), attendance and participation (10%)

Textbooks
Readings are available on the unit's eLearning site.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive November

22 Oct 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 30 Nov 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive November

22 Oct 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 30 Nov 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Bronwen Blake, Professor Michael Dibley, Professor Lyndal Trevena
HECS Band: 2
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