Public Health Emergency Management Courses

1

Introduction of Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM)

Course objective:To enable participants to familiarize themselves with the scientific application of DRM by introducing basic terminologies and frameworks tools used in the field.

2

First aid (BTLS)

Course objective: To equip participants with the knowledge and technical ability to employ basic trauma life support.

3

Risk Assessment for Public Health Emergencies

Course objective: For participants to relate methods used to identify, analyze, and quantify any PHE and demonstrate the knowledge to manage any future PHE’s faced. Basic concepts and terminologies used in disaster risk management 

4

Phases of PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (PHEM)

Course objective: For participants to state, and interpret into action, the major steps in emergency management framework for health sector emergencies.

5

Disaster/Emergency Risk Communication

Course objective: To enable participants to appraise the importance of having a dedicated committee and documents of emergency risk communication in the intent to minimize the effect of disaster risks.

6

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

Course objective: To provide participants with knowledge and skills for the OSH management stakeholder working towards a safe and healthy workspace

7

Health work ethic/ Professionalism

Course objective: To help participants understand the concept of and implement workspace professionalism principles.

8

Post-disaster/trauma Counseling and Mental health rehabilitation

Course objective: For participants to recognize the role of counseling and rehabilitation among survivors of disasters as well as practice basic counseling concepts.

9

Managing common Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) Events

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10

Community engagement in PHEM

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8

Developing a disaster informed contingency plan

6 DAYS COURSE

Course objective: To encourage participants, especially those involved in planning and policy making, to integrate Disaster risks while developing contingency plans.

9

Leadership and Management on Disaster Risk Management

5 DAYS COURSE

Course objective: To arm participants with the required leadership and governance knowledge and skills when faced with a Disaster (Risk)