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H.E.L.P. in JAPAN 2018
Health Emergencies in Large Populations
A training course for managing relief operations in humanitarian crisis
At the end of the course, the participants will be able to describe essential public health, health care, management, legal and ethical issues and approaches in humanitarian action, in order to make relevant and ethical decisions.
During the course, the participants are encouraged to share their field experiences. The course prepares the ground for common approaches to public health among humanitarian organizations, thus contributing to better programme coordination in emergency operations.
- ・Initial assessment / planning
- ・Environmental health and water supply
- ・Epidemiological methods
- ・Communicable disease control
- ・Food and nutrition
- ・Health care services, including mental health and reproductive health
- ・Emergency response to natural disaster
- ・Response to nuclear disasters
- ・Dilemmas in humanitarian operations
- ・Health and human rights
- ・International Humanitarian Law
- ・Medical ethics and health professionals’ responsibilities
Date and Venue
The course will be held at the campus of Japanese Red Cross Kyushu International College of Nursing, located in Munakata City, Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu island of Japan.
As held in Asia, the course in Japan will give priority to Asian candidates, particularly those working in countries affected by conflict or natural disasters.
Credits and Certificate
Course fee is JPY 60,000 which must be paid in Japanese Yen. This does not include travel, accommodation and other miscellaneous costs.
– Twin room (single-use) / without breakfast: JPY 8,640 per night or JPY 7,560 per night
– Twin room / without breakfast: JPY 6,912 per night or JPY 5,832 per night
Payment: Japanese Yen only.
Payment can be done by credit cards: VISA, Master Card
Booking of the accommodation can be done through H.E.L.P. Secretariat. Breakfast and dinner are available at the Global Arena with reasonable prices. Lunch will be available in the campus dining- hall from Monday to Saturday. Free shuttle bus service is arranged between the college and the Global Arena during the course. Please refer to http://g-arena.com/img/common/ga-lang-English.pdf for more information.
*Please note that you are required to book your accommodation on September 29 by yourself due to the Global Arena is fully booked up.
With regard to booking accommodation on September 29, H.E.L.P. Secretariat is not responsible for it.
Please download application forms of H.E.L.P. in Japan 2018 from the website. Duly filled application forms must be submitted to H.E.L.P. Secretariat by email by June 29, 2018. Upon the selection of participants, applicants will be informed the result by email no later than July 15, 2018.
*The minimum number of participants is 15.
prior to H.E.L.P.2018 course start date and required to present a course certificate.
H.E.L.P. Secretariat in Japan 2018:
Japanese Red Cross Kyushu International College of Nursing
1-1 Asty, Munakata City, Fukuoka 811-4157, JAPAN
Tel: +81-940-35-7001 Fax: +81-940-35-7021