Humanitarian Health Action

Events 2010

International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)

The "Making Cities Resilient" campaign of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction aims to increase the wellbeing and safety of citizens and builds on previous campaigns focusing on the safety of hospitals and schools.

Health Cluster Coordinator training - 18-22 October 2010 - Jakarta, Indonesia

The next Health Cluster Coordinator (HCC) Training (in English) will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 18 to 22 October, 2010. As part of the Global Health Cluster activities to strengthen the health response in countries facing humanitarian crises, this training is organized by the South-East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) and the Western Pacific Regional (WPRO).

Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis

10-22 October 2010--The overall objective of the programme is to expand and strengthen the capacity of health professionals in analysing the health systems of countries in crisis, developing adequate response and recovery sector strategies, planning and implementing effective interventions.

Health Cluster Coordinator training - 20-24 September 2010 - Geneva, Switzerland

The Health Cluster Coordinator Training will take place in Geneva 20-24 September and will be held in English. The aim of the HCC Training is to prepare participants for deployment as Health Cluster Coordinators in acute and chronic emergency situations. The curriculum, developed by the GHC, includes in-depth learning about the role of HCC and the use of the GHC tools.

World Humanitarian Day 19 August 2010

Established by the General Assembly (GA) of the United Nations in December 2008, 19 August 2010 is the second World Humanitarian Day. The designation of the Day is a way to increase public understanding of humanitarian assistance activities worldwide. The Day also aims to honour humanitarian workers who have lost their lives or been injured in the course of their work. The General Assembly invites all countries, the entities of the UN system and international and non-governmental organizations to observe the day annually in an appropriate manner.

Global Consultation on Migrant Health

3-5 March 2010 Madrid, Spain -- The World Health Organization, the International Organization for Migration and the Spanish Government, which currently holds the rotating European Union presidency, will hold a Global Consultation on Migrant Health on 3–5 March 2010 in Madrid.

Analyse des systèmes de santé dans les pays en crise

Hammamet, Tunisie, 14 – 26 mars 2010 - L’objectif général du programme est de renforcer les capacités des professionnels de la santé pour analyser les systèmes de santé dans les pays en crise, élaborer des stratégies de réponse et de reconstruction appropriées, planifier et mettre en œuvre des interventions efficaces.