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Last approved: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:03:03 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
Public Health in Humanitarian Settings
PH in Humanitarian Settings
Fall 2017
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Discussion Group
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Technical aspects of high-priority public health interventions; consideration of how and why sound public health interventions should be implemented in both emergency and chronic humanitarian settings; the roles of diverse humanitarian actors.
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Identify links between emergencies, epidemics and conflict and national, regional, and global health issues
2. Discuss the various frameworks through which global health and security are analyzed and researched
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific, policy, and program approaches underlying interventions in the global health and security arenas
4. Describe the multi-directional links among issues in the global health and security spheres
5. Describe how international institutions engage in the global health and security arena
6. Evaluate the success of humanitarian response to crises
7. Analyze the effect of emergency situations, emergency response or epidemics on vulnerable populations
8. Think critically through the assessment and implementation steps of responding to a humanitarian crisis
9. Apply learned principles to humanitarian operations scenarios
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Course title revision AND add zero credit option for future online delivery in addition to residential delivery. Course objectives and learning outcomes have also been updated.
ebrunori (Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:50:26 GMT): School Name is Milken Institute SPH, not SPPHS. Department name is Global Health, not PH. I am unable to make these corrections on courseleaf.- EKB
alexmf (Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:27:06 GMT): Rollback: Rollback requested by E. Brunori.
ebrunori (Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:59:56 GMT): The fields for School and department must be revised- should reflect Milken Institute School of PH and Global Health dept respectively.
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