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Free Online Course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” by CCOUC (6th Cohort)

16 November 2016-15 October 2017




Free Online Course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” by CCOUC (6th Cohort)
 
Date: 16 November 2016 (Wednesday) - 15 October 2017 (Sunday)
Language English
Enquiries: Mr. CS Wong (Tel: 2252 8850/ Email: cswong@cuhk.edu.hk)

As part of the knowledge transfer endeavour of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), the 6th cohort of a free online course entitled “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” supported by CUHK and University of Oxford is now open for registration and study on a first-come-first-served basis. A certificate of completion will be issued for participants who have successfully completed the course.

More than 4,200 students from six continents have enrolled in the first five cohorts offered in June and November 2014, May and November 2015, and May 2016 respectively.

The 7-lesson course will cover basic concepts of disasters, the trends and impact of disaster globally, essential concepts of public health relevant to disaster risk reduction and resilience-building, the international coordination of disaster response, as well as conceptualization of public health emergency preparedness in the context of the human security approach to development.

Please visit this link (http://phpidccouc.conted.ox.ac.uk) to find out more about the course and enroll for free.
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Organizer:
Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong