H.E.L.P. Course: Learning Objectives

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

Describe the essential issues related to public health, health care, management, humanitarian law, and ethics that are associated with humanitarian action, and methods to address them.
Analyze health and other humanitarian needs using a multidisciplinary approach that takes into consideration the perceptions, vulnerabilities, and capabilities of the people affected.
Demonstrate, with examples, how the collection and use of public health evidence can lead to management decisions that improve the health of vulnerable populations
Plan, manage, and evaluate activities in response to major humanitarian crises.
Explain how diseases are detected, managed, and prevented in a disaster-affected population, with special attention to epidemics.


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