International Centre for Humanitarian Affairs,
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The Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) Course was created in 1986 by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to upgrade professionalism in humanitarian assistance programmes conducted in emergency situations.
The course provides a multi-cultural disciplinary learning experience geared towards addressing the key thematic areas in health taking into account emerging issues globally. So far, the course has been facilitated in various parts of Latin America, Asia, Western and Eastern Europe and Africa.
Course Language: Course will be in English
Venue: Boma Inn, Nairobi, Kenya
Training Fee: KSH 200,000 (USD 2200)
Date: 8th -19th May 2017
To train professionals in the principles and practices of humanitarian action in response to disasters and humanitarian crises, with focus on needs, Public health, health care and ethics and contribute to academic training, research and development in humanitarian action.
Since 1986, approximately 2500 health professionals and humanitarian aid workers from the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, United Nations agencies, NGOs, Ministries of Health, Armed Forces Medical Services and academic institutions have attended the HELP course.
It is intended for healthprofessionals and/or professionals involved in humanitarian action and emergency response for large scale health emergencies including doctors, nurses, nutritionists, environmental engineers, epidemiologists and public health officers. Participants with experience in humanitarian response, those working in countries affected by war or natural disasters and in management of humanitarian assistance or emergency programmes are encouraged to apply.
Lectures, case studies, focus group discussions, presentations, Field work and scenario-based learning and simulations.
To apply for the HELP Course, duly filled application forms should be submitted via email: