This law course will help to understand underlying principles governing armed conflicts, also known as International Humanitarian Law (IHL). It enables a careful evaluation of the various IHL rules intended to protect victims, such as civilians and prisoners of war, as well as wounded and sick during armed conflict. This course provides essential knowledge and skills for academics and practitioners who wish to specialise in this field. Course emphasise to professionals working in the humanitarian and medical field, including members of NGOs especially involved in armed conflict situations.Read More
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The free short course “Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis” (20, 27-29 June, 2019) is organised by the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical HuRead More
This course will introduce the basic concepts of health and public health and core principles for public health practice. These core concepts and principles are fundamental for developing and implementing health interventions in health emergency and disaster risk management (Health- EDRM) at global level. In this courseRead More
A newly developed Master of Public Health module on disaster response is to be delivered under the Master of Public Health programmes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).Read More
The UK has established registers of health professionals, the UK International Emergency Trauma Register (UKIEMR), drawn largely, but not exclusively from the NHS, willing to deploy to sudden onset disasters and emergencies overseas. Members have full health screening, full insurance, medical indemnity, vaccinations and training that includes a pre-deployment courseRead More