The Program on Forced Migration and Public Health offers a comprehensive curriculum for humanitarian aid workers who are training to work in the field. Below is a sample of some of the courses offered in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Planning Child Survival Programs
Protecting Children in Humanitarian Settings
Communicable Diseases in Complex Emergencies
Gender-Based Violence in Complex Emergencies
Food and Nutrition in Complex Emergencies
Water and Sanitation in Complex Emergencies
Epidemiological Methods for Measuring Human Rights Abuses
Psychosocial and Mental Health Issues in Forced Migration
Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings
Lessons (Un)Learned in Humanitarian Assistance: A Historical Perspective
Investigative Methods in Complex Emergencies
A list of currently offered courses and detailed descriptions can be found in the Course Directory. For more information on courses in the Program on Forced Migration and Health please see the certificate requirements webpage and choose the Public Health and Humanitarian Action certificate.
Additionally, we also have a couple of free, online course modules for health workers to use in the field. Click here for the online module on Water and Sanitation. Click here for the online module for Maternal Health.