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Training on Public Health in Complex Emergencies


The Public Health in Complex Emergencies course (PHCE) is a two-week residential course designed to strengthen the public health skills and knowledge of NGO staff, District Medical Officers and other Ministry of Health staff working in regions affected by complex emergencies, as well as for international and governmental staff involved in planning services for affected populations.

Dates and venues for 2006 are:

  • May 8-20, 2006: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Thailand
  • November 2006: Institute of Public Health, Makerere University, Uganda

As part of the PHCE goal to institutionalise these courses at regional centres, the admission process is now be handled by the regional partners (formerly handled by the International Rescue Committee).

For details of the Thailand training, contact Ms. Janette Lauza-Ugsang, Project Manager Public Health in Emergencies (PHE), Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, P.O. Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand Tel: (66-2) 516 5900 ext 351 Fax: (66-2) 524 5360 / 524 5350 Email: janette@adpc.net Website: http://www.iph.ac.ug, Click on Trainings and Workshops

For Uganda, contact Ms. Prima Nalubega Wasukira, Assistant Registrar, Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Mulago Hospital Complex, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda Tel: (256-41) 543872, (256-31) 263158/9 Fax: (256-41) 531807 Mob:(256-77) 492941 Email: pnalubega@iph.ac.ug or P_nalubega@yahoo.co.uk Website: http://www.iph.ac.ug Click on Upcoming Events

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