TM5557 - Disaster Health Management
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
This subject aims to prepare students to effectively contribute to the management
of population health needs resulting from a disaster in both national and international
settings. This will be achieved by developing a thorough understanding of disaster
prevention, preparation, response and recovery systems.
- Apply the principles and phases of disaster management to a variety of scenarios in
both developed and developing countries, focussing on the tropics;
- Critically assess the risks and needs of disaster-stricken communities, and the implications
for disaster management;
- Differentiate the role of governments, NGOs, the military, international agencies
and other stakeholders in disaster management;
- Appraise/articulate the ethical, cultural and legal aspects of disaster health care;
- Critically reflect on the role of public health in the disaster management team.
- group assessment (35%)
- assignments (40%)
- online quiz (25%).
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
|Face to face teaching
01-Jun-2020 to 05-Jun-2020
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 40 hours lectures
- assessment and self-directed study
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest