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Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts On 14/01/2019-18/01/2019

14 January - 18 January

Introduction

Introduction


Water sanitation and hygiene in humanitarian crisis is a critical issue that requires attention to avoid outbreak of infectious waterborne diseases. Such diseases can cause high cases of morbidity and mortality following a disaster further escalating the panic mode making it difficult to control.

This course prepares qualified personnel (e.g. engineers and public health professionals) interested in becoming aid workers to further their skills and learn more about humanitarian WASH methods.

Target Group


  • Aid workers.
  • engineers and public health professionals
  • disaster response personnel
  • Community Health volunteers.
  • Community Focal persons

Course Objectives


After the completion of the course, the participants will be able to;

  • Know the various sanitary systems
  • Design appropriate sanitary system for human waste disposal
  • Design water treatment methods
  • Design waste water disposal methods
  • Control disease Vector using appropriate engineering methods
  • Design Solid waste management plan in humanitarian contexts
  • Design Drainage in humanitarian camps
  • Design of Safe shelter

Course Content


  • Sanitation systems
  • Water treatment methods
  • Waterborne diseases
  • Vector borne diseases in humanitarian context
  • Solid waste management methods
  • Drainage
  • Sanitary disposal of dead bodies.
  • Ventilation and overcrowding in prevention of airborne disease

Course Delivery Method


This training course will be presented face to face using proven adult participatory andragogy techniques like;

  • Participatory Lecture Method
  • Power point presentation and Animated graphic presentations
  • videos
  • Group discussions
  • Brain storming
  • Questioning and Answering
  • Role play
  • Group work

Course Requirements


  • ¬†Qualified Professional Participants must be reasonably proficient in English to understand and fulfill the training requirements

Duration


  • ¬†5 days

For registration, comment or clarification contacts us on
Tel: +254204400942 or +254706582430
Email: 
www.gerizimconsortium.com


 

Attached File/s

COURSE-CONTENT-6.docx

COURSE-OBJECTIVE-6.docx

TARGET-GROUP-6.docx

Details

Start:
14 January
End:
18 January
Event Category:
Website:
https://bit.ly/2RvdHWR

Venue

Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya

Organiser

Gerizim Consortium
Phone:
+254706582430
Email:
info@gerizimconsortium.com
Website:
www.gerizimconsortium.com

Other

Country
Kenya
Region
Africa, East and Horn of
Language
English