The Program on Forced Migration and Public Health offers a comprehensive curriculum for humanitarian aid workers who are training to work in the field. Below is a sample of some of the courses offered in the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • Planning Child Survival Programs

  • Protecting Children in Humanitarian Settings

  • Communicable Diseases in Complex Emergencies

  • Gender-Based Violence in Complex Emergencies

  • Food and Nutrition in Complex Emergencies

  • Water and Sanitation in Complex Emergencies

  • Epidemiological Methods for Measuring Human Rights Abuses

  • Psychosocial and Mental Health Issues in Forced Migration

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings

  • Lessons (Un)Learned in Humanitarian Assistance: A Historical Perspective

  • Investigative Methods in Complex Emergencies

A list of currently offered courses and detailed descriptions can be found in the Course Directory. For more information on courses in the Program on Forced Migration and Health please see the certificate requirements webpage and choose the Public Health and Humanitarian Action certificate.

Additionally, we also have a couple of free, online course modules for health workers to use in the field. Click here for the online module on Water and Sanitation. Click here for the online module for Maternal Health.