IERH - Training and Education
The International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch conducts diverse training activities.
The goal is to help build the capacity of CDC, other U.S. government agencies, United Nations organizations, Nongovernmental organizations and university students in multidisciplinary fields related to complex humanitarian emergencies.
We have partnerships with a number of world class academic institutions including Emory University, Tulane University, and University of Washington. Our partnerships are always expanding and we are focusing on broadening our academic partnerships worldwide.
We currently offer five courses:
- Health in Complex Emergencies (Emory University)
- Nutrition in Complex Emergencies (Emory University)
- Epidemiologic Methods in Complex Emergencies (Emory University)
- Field Epidemiology for Mine Action Course (FEMAC)
- Global Disaster Planning
- Psychological Impact of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
- 1-Year Fellowship in Global Complex Humanitarian Emergencies (Emory University)