6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2018
Public health consequences of complex humanitarian emergencies involving armed conflict, population displacement, food scarcity and an outline of the critical public health interventions in these settings.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- analyse the casual factors of public health emergencies related to conflict and population displacement;
- identify the major public health and nutrition priorities in humanitarian crises;
- develop relevant public health assessment and response skills in emergency settings;
- recognise the need for a multisectoral approach to reducing the health impact of emergencies.
- Short answer examination (50%) (Hurdle)
- Written assignment (50%) (Hurdle)
7 day intensive block.
Unit discontinuation and penalty dates for these units are different to other units taught in the same teaching period.
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