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Humanitarian Crises and Refugee Health - GLOH5124

Year - 2020

This unit gives students an overview of global health aspects of forced migration and humanitarian emergencies. This includes considering problems faced by government and non-government organisations in humanitarian emergency relief efforts as well as the increasing pressures of forced migration resulting from these. 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
60 hours of online lectures and interactive tasks in between 2 workshops of 2 days each. Attendance at all 4 days of the workshops is mandatory. The coursework and assessment will include a tabletop simulation exercise.

Assessment
Online activity (20%), simulation task (30%), individual reflection writing task (10%), individual essay (40%)

Textbooks
Readings are available on the unit's eLearning site

Prohibitions

MIPH5124

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive October

21 Sep 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 09 Oct 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive October

21 Sep 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 09 Oct 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Bronwen Blake, Dr Megan Cox
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