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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2018–2019
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PGHES03 Health in disasters, conflicts and complex human emergencies 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Public and Global Health
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to:
- demonstrate a critical understanding of key concepts in disasters, conflicts and complex humanitarian emergencies
- develop an understanding of vulnerabilities, health and social risks, issues and outcomes in specific types of disasters and conflict situations
- understand and appreciate the concepts of disaster management and humanitarian response and their significance in various contexts
- recognize political issues, debates and challenges around disasters, response and relief
- critically evaluate disaster risk reduction and humanitarian response policy and practice from several perspectives
- identify and understand key concepts in disaster and conflict research and epidemiology
- critically understand the strengths and weaknesses of disaster management initiatives, approaches, planning and programming in different countries, particularly course focus locations or the countries the students come from
- appraise scientific literature and to make oral presentations

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired

Enrolment for Open University Studies


Annariina Koivu, Teacher responsible


3-Oct-2018 – 30-Oct-2018
Wed 3-Oct-2018 at 13-17, Arvo building: F212, Starting seminar
Mon 8-Oct-2018 at 10-12, Arvo F217
Mon 8-Oct-2018 at 13-15, Linna 4013, Note! Lecture on the UTA main campus (in Linna)!
Tue 16-Oct-2018 at 10-12, Linna building: K108
Tue 16-Oct-2018 at 13-15, Arvo B241
Wed 24-Oct-2018 at 14-16, Arvo F213
Thu 25-Oct-2018 at 13-15, Arvo B241
Mon 29-Oct-2018 at 10-12, Arvo F217
Mon 29-Oct-2018 at 13-15, Arvo F217
Thu 18-Oct-2018 at 10-13, Arvo F213
Mon 22-Oct-2018 at 10-13, Arvo A308
Tue 30-Oct-2018 at 13-16, Arvo F217