Humanitarian Health Action

Public Health Pre-Deployment Course (PHPD)

Facilitators and partners

Group training

Course facilitators are drawn from a diverse pool of humanitarian and public health specialists with expertise in different subject areas applied in emergency or crises settings.

WHO collaborated with the following institutions in the delivery of past courses:

  • Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
  • Centre for Refugee and Disaster Response, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
  • Department for International Development (DFID)
  • International Committee of the Red Cross
  • International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Socities
  • Ministry of the Russian Federation for the Affairs of Civil Defense, Emergency Situations and Disaster Relief (EMERCOM), Russia
  • National Institute of Public Health- Quebec, Canada
  • Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente (SAMU), Tunisia
  • Swedish Rescue Services Agency, Sweden
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees
  • UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (UNOCHA)
  • World Food Program

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