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Event: 'Health Emergency In Large Population (H.E.L.P.)' Print
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Date: Monday, August 21, 2017 At 08:00 AM
Duration: 11 Days 1 Hour

21st August to 1st September 2017

Introduction

Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.) is a two-week course that trains humanitarian workers on public health and re-lief in disasters and complex crises. It was created in 1986 by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the University of Geneva, to professionalise the provision of humanitarian assistance during emergencies. The course provides a multidisciplinary learning experience of humanitarian relief in disasters and emergencies through a public health approach taking in to account emerging issues globally.

Objective

To train professionals in the principles and practice of humanitarian action in response to disasters, with a focus on needs, public health and health care responses, ethics and public health laws and contribute to academic training, research and development, in humanitarian action during health crisis.

Participants

The course is for health, public health and other professionals with field experience in disasters and are responsible for assistance programmes during disasters and other emergencies. Participants in the H.E.L.P. Course include public health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses, nutritionists, environmental engineers, epidemiologists and public health practitioners, as well as operational managers in humanitarian action. Those with experience in humanitarian response in disasters and entrusted with responsibilities of the management of humanitarian assistance or emergency programmes are encouraged to apply.

Course fees

USD 1000 for International participants
INR 40000 for Indian participants
Travel costs to be borne by the participant

How to apply

Application form can be downloaded from www.helpcourse.org, www.phfi.org and blogs.icrc.org/new-delhi. Completed appli-cation form can be submitted along with required documents at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and alternatively, can be submitted by post to the PHFI address below.

For further information regarding H.E.L.P. Course, please contact :

Dr Sourabh Sinha Project Manager Public Health Foundation of India Plot No 47; Sector 44 Gurgaon - 122002; Haryana India M: +91 90 13 21 7147; Ph: +91 124 4781 1582



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