School Of Social Sciences

Public Health in Complex Emergencies (Advanced)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 102574.2


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

About this Unit
The health, socio-economic, and political aspects of conflicts and disasters are complex and multidimensional, requiring political commitment and coordinated and effective prevention. This unit uses critical analyses to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand the politics of public health response in emergency situations. Students will be introduced to rapid health assessment protocols in, and health priorities and the prevention of public health effects of, complex emergencies. They will gain practical skills to evaluate and critically appraise the evidence used to inform public health policy and the effectiveness of different decision-making practices in emergency situations.

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