The Course

Context: This will be an advanced course for Humanitarian experts and practitioners, led by NOHA in partnership with Universidade Fernando Pessoa, (Porto- Portugal).

Central Objective: The course will serve to “educate the humanitarians of tomorrow and refresh the humanitarians of today’ in specific areas of Public health in humanitarian programmes.

Target Audience: Humanitarian Health professionals, medical doctors  interested in the humanitarian field and humanitarian professionals that want to reflect on contemporary humanitarian issues and share their knowledge and experience in a safe academic environment.  Also NOHA Alumni working in public health related activities.

Number of participants: a maximum of 50 participants

Programme Content: 

·         Focus on Public health in emergencies.

·         Reflection on new trends on public health

·         Analysis of implication of urban and suburban Humanitarian action and Public health

·         The case of Haiti’s earthquake 2010 and Public health challenges and lessons to be learnt

·         Specificities of Portugal cooperation in Angola and Mozambique, in relation to public Health

With the support of