Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:

 

  • describe what a complex emergency is and the UN frameworks that underpin response,

 

  • list the key mental health problems that may be prevalent,

 

  • demonstrate the role of a psychiatrist in an emergency,

 

  • outline the public health approach and the importance of intersectoral coordination,

 

  • describe the principle of building back better,

 

  • list international principles and guidelines for use in an emergency.

 

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