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Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

The Center for Humanitarian Emergencies is a partnership between CDC's Emergency Response and Recovery Branch and the Rollins School of Public Health that dr...
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Platform: Coursera
Video: 3h 6m
Language: English

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Description

The Center for Humanitarian Emergencies is a partnership between CDC’s Emergency Response and Recovery Branch and the Rollins School of Public Health that drives global collaboration, research and evidence based training to improve the lives and well-being of populations impacted by humanitarian emergencies.

– Center for Humanitarian Emergencies: http://www.che.emory.edu/
– CDC’s Emergency Response and Recovery Branch: http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/errb/index.html

This course covers the technical and management principles that are the basis of planning, implementing, and evaluating health programs for acutely displaced populations in developing countries. The emphasis is on refugees in camp situations. The course includes modules on assessment, nutrition, epidemiology of major health problems, surveillance, and program management in the context of an international relief operation.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
1. Describe a complex humanitarian crisis in terms of magnitude, person, time and place.
2. Calculate basic epidemiology measures.
3. Evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiological data within the context of CHE.
4. Develop public health programs and strategies responsive to the diverse cultural values and traditions of the community being served.
5. Identify internal and external problems that may affect the delivery of essential public health services in a CHE.
6. Identify the different technical areas in a public health response in CHEs.

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Requirements

Basic knowledge of Public Health is required to start this course, as this is an intermediate level course.

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This course was made for intermediate-level students.

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Who is the instructor? Is Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH has created 3 courses that got 40 reviews which are generally positive. Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH has taught 35153 students and received a 4.74 average review out of 40 reviews. Depending on the information available, Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH is a TRUSTED instructor.
Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.
Emory University
Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH is an exceptional public health leader, serving as an Assistant Professor of Global Health at the Hubert Department of Health in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. She is a mixed-methods researcher of issues affecting vulnerable populations at the intersection of public health and human rights. Dr. Evans received her Master of Public Health degree in 1998 from Emory University and her doctoral degree in law from the University of Aberdeen (UK) in 2011. She is architect and Director of the Center for Humanitarian Emergencies in the Rollins School of Public Health and the Emory University Institute of Human Rights – both focus on capacity building. As one of the first faculty to include health and human rights in the public health curriculum, Dr. Evans is an established teacher and trainer. Since 2010 her teaching and training activities have touched over 19,000 learners from 171 countries; she is responsible for the training of one in every ten employees at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Evans was the instructor of the first English language massive open online course on Ebola Virus Disease. She has mentored over forty Master’s theses. Through her scholarly research, Dr. Evans has charted new interdisciplinary paths uniting public health, human rights and humanitarian response. Dr. Evans’ current research projects focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights. These include studies on the relationship between anti-femicide legislation and perceptions of intimate partner violence in Brazil, and the impact of the Zika virus on reproductive health decision-making in Latin America. An editor of the text, Rights-Based Approaches to Health, Dr. Evans has advanced human rights discourse across a range of public health issues. Dr. Evans has published over thirty book chapters, scholarly articles and commissioned works; she has made over 100 peer-reviewed and invited presentations. Her public scholarship has appeared in the Pacific Standard, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and The Hill, where she is a regular contributor; in 2015 she presented a TEDx talk. She is on several editorial boards. Dr. Evans is a member of the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa National Service Honor Society, past-president of the Georgia Federation of Professional Health Educators, and current vice-chair of the Human Rights Forum of the American Public Health Association. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award (2007), the Crystal Apple for excellence in professional school education (2015) and the Unsung Heroine Award (2016). She is a Board member of Medical Education in Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) and represents Emory University on the steering committee of the Interagency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crisis. She is fluent in Portuguese.

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