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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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[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...
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...
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. ...
humanitarian crisis NGOs
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia


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...
Acute Trauma Burden of Surgical Disease Haiti humanitarian crisis