Title: Public Health Responses to Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis (PH-DHC)
Keywords: Mental health problems
Humanitarian setting
Health systems
Food
Country: Indonesia
Institution: Indonesia - Post Graduate Programme, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
Course coordinator: Prof. Siswanto Agus Wilopo
Date start: 2021-11-16
Date end: 2021-11-27
About duration and dates: Number of weeks: 4 weeks (pre-reading :1 weeks face-to-face : 2 weeks final assignments: 1 weeks )
Classification: advanced optional
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Course location: Post Graduate Building,
Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada,
Jl. Farmaco 1, Gedung IKM Lantai 1,
Bulaksumur, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 55281
ECTS credit points: 5 ECTS credits
SIT: 5 ECTS credits

SIT: 150 hours
Contact hours: 80 (50 hours in class face-to-face, 30 hours facilitated discussion)
Self-directed learning: 45 hours
Pre-test: 1 hour
Midterms: 1 hours
Examination: 3 hours
Writing Final Paper: 20 hours
Language: English
Description:
At the end of this course students should be able to:

1. Formulate challenges of public health responses to disaster and humanitarian crisis,
2. Appraise existing evidence of the academic literature covering public health responses in disaster and humanitarian crisis,
3. Formulate the intersection and relationship of public health, disaster, humanitarianism, relief, and development via state and non-state actors (i.e.: NGOs),
4. Demonstrate how to become better prepared as public health or humanitarian worker to be more effectively understand and/or act in disaster and humanitarian crisis, and
5. Evaluate existing evidence of the importance of public health intervention to population health affected by disaster and humanitarian crisis.
Assessment Procedures:
Students will take pre-test as soon as they are enrolled in the course (1 hour). This pre-test will evaluate the students’ preparation for the course.

At the end of first week students will take the midterms test (1 hour). The final examination will be conducted at the end of the course (3 hours).

Each student has to write a final paper in the format of case study on disaster or humanitarian crisis. The topic of the final paper will be discussed between student and facilitator. The scenario of the case study will be taken from actual event documented in the country. Paper should be written no more than 3,500 words. This paper should be submitted 7 days after lectures have ended.

The assessment of this course is weighted as follows:

1. Pre-test : 10%
2. Midterm : 20%
3. Final exam : 20%
4. Final Paper : 50%

If the student does not achieve more than 60%, another final paper should be submitted within 2 weeks after grade announcement.
Content:

The course covers following topics:

1. Current challenges of public health responses to disaster and humanitarian crisis,
2. Intersection and relationship of public health, humanitarianism, relief, and development via state and non-state actors (specifically NGOs) in the context of global population health,
3. Responding to disaster and humanitarian crisis: the role of “public health system” levers in response, recovery and rebuilding to protect population health,
4. Providing the need of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) during disaster and humanitarian crisis,
5. Fulfilling the basic need on food and nutrition among population affected by disaster and humanitarian crisis,
6. Rebuilding health system and service after disaster and humanitarian crisis,
7. Controlling communicable diseases among population affected disaster and humanitarian crisis,
8. Integrating mental health services into public health response for population affected disaster and humanitarian crisis,
9. Public health surveillance for population affected disaster and humanitarian crisis, and
10. Evaluating the impacts of public health intervention to population affected by disaster and humanitarian crisis
Methods:
Students will receive course materials 7 days in advance. Students should read the materials received as a self-directed learning for 15 hours prior to the course commencing.

There will be 50 hours of interactive lectures in the class (10 sessions: 5 hours in the morning for 10 working days).

Tutorials and class discussion will be 3 hours per day in the late afternoon for 10 working days.

Students are required to undertake self-directed learning for 30 hours after courses has commenced until the course is completed.

Pre-test, exam and midterm: 5 hours.

Preparing the final paper for 20 hours.
Prerequisites:
Students must be enrolled in an MPH or M.Sc. programme at the postgraduate level at a university recognized by the Indonesian Ministry of Research and Higher Education.

Students are required to have completed of core Public Health courses on health policy and planning, behaviour and social science, epidemiology, biostatistics and research methodologies.

English Proficiencies:

Certificate for English TOEFL test with at least a score of 550 points (paper based) or 213 points (computer-based) or 79/80 (internet-based) or IELTS band 6.0.
Attendance:
The maximum number of students that may enrol in this course is 20 students; the maximum number of MPH students is 15 students and the maximum number of TropEd students is 5 students.
Selection:
Preference will be given to student who is going to work in the country with high risks of disaster and humanitarian crisis. The selection team of Post Graduate Program will make assessment of the student eligibility.
Fees:
The tuition fee is 500 euro; excluding living costs
Scholarships: None
tropEd accreditation: Accredited in January 2019, in Lisbon.
This course is valid until January 2024.
Date Of Record Creation: 2019-02-15 10:26:48 (W3C-DTF)
Date Of Record Release: 2019-02-15 15:34:51 (W3C-DTF)
Date Record Checked: 2019-02-15 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2020-09-17 10:00:23 (W3C-DTF)

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