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Free online course on Health in Humanitarian Crises

Karl Blanchet - April 20, 2017
Humanitarian crises due to armed conflict, natural disasters, disease outbreaks and other hazards are a major and growing contributor to ill-health and vulnerability worldwide, and their continuing ef...
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Course humanitarian crisis online courses
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

NCDs in humanitarian aid context

Ziad Khatib - Sept. 8, 2013
Dear colleagues, This paper, entitled "Syrian Refugees, between rocky crisis in Syria and hard inaccessibility to healthcare services in Lebanon and Jordan" was done with collaboration with colleague...
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Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes humanitarian crisis Jordan Lebanon NCD Publications & Research Refugees Syria
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Call for applications for the 2013 Canadian Disaster and Humanitarian Training Program

Gregory Silverman - March 3, 2013
Course Objectives: The 2013 Canadian Disaster and Humanitarian Response Training Program will provide interest- ed medical students, residents, public health students, other graduate-level students w...
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global health training humanitarian crisis humanitarianism training course
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Article in Wall Street Journal about aid in Haiti

Nadine Semer - Nov. 13, 2010
Because surgical services played such a prominent role in the response to the humanitarian crisis in Haiti, I thought this article in today's Wall Street Journal would be of interest to the group. ...
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humanitarian crisis NGOs
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Haiti

Nadine Semer - April 22, 2010
Hello. I am just finishing a 2 week stay in Haiti- working at an amazing field hospital outside of Port au Prince. With this crisis, unlike previous complex emergencies, the need for surgical servic...
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Acute Trauma Burden of Surgical Disease Haiti humanitarian crisis