Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop, Achill Island, 2019

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The Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop took place from 21- 23 June, 2019 in the Achill Outdoor Centre in Achill, Mayo. This is an annual event that is held each year. Sign up to our newsletter to learn about the next scheduled workshop. 

This is an introductory multidisciplinary training workshop on Health & Development. It includes technical aspects of humanitarian emergency management – as outlined below in the presentations and videos that you can view to get an in-depth snapshot on the topics covered. The event was organised by the HSE Global Programme, NUI Galway, Comhlamh, Irish Global Health Network, ESTHER Ireland, Trocaire, GOAL, Concern Worldwide, Medicins Sans Frontieres, VSO and Irish Aid.

 

Meet the participants: doctors, nurses, dentists, professors, occupational therapists, children’s disability specialists, mental health workers, family planning experts, environmental scientists, drug service workers, trauma case workers, physiologists, community health service workers, economists, logisticians, social workers, cervical screen check workers, Master students, and more…

See more photos from the weekend here.

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Day 1

Dr. David Weakliam- National Lead for HSE Global Programme

Introduction to Global Health

Professor Diarmuid O'Donovan- Queens University Belfast

Introduction to Global Health and Development

Niall Roche- WASH/Environmental Health Consultant

Introduction to Humanitarian Response Principles

Day 2

Deirdre McArdle- Trócaire

Vulnerability Assumptions Exercise

Powerwalk

Powerwalk Exercise

The Importance of Community Engagement in a Crisis

SAD-SAD Handout

Marie Hallisey- GOAL

Humanitarian Emergency Scenario Challenge: Ebola

Humanitarian Emergency Scenario Challenge

Ebola Situation Overview

Humanitarian Emergency Scenario Challenge

Ebola Questions

Niall Roche- WASH/Environmental Health Consultant

Humanitarian Emergency Scenario Challenge: Cyclone Idai

Professor Diarmuid O'Donovan- Queens University Belfast

Humanitarian Emergency Scenario Challenge: Earthquake in Haiti

Day 3

Gareth Conlon- Comhlámh

Technical Aspects of Response
Effective Strategies for Psychosocial Resilience

Comhlámh Resources for Volunteering

Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald- HSE Lead for Social Inclusion/ Vulnerable Groups

Support for those considering working overseas

Deirdre McArdle- Trócaire

Technical Aspects of Response: Personal Health & Safety Security

Brid Boyce- Health Service Executive National Lead for the Policy, Procedure

Technical Aspects of Response: Excreta Management (designing a latrine)

Aileen Kitching- Health Service Executive Consultant in Public Health

Role of UN and WHO in Emergencies

Gongs

Ali Abdalla

#BLUEFORSUDAN

Ajibola Adisa

Cultural Competence

Dr. Oonagh Bradley

Mind Matters and Self-Resilience

Dr. Maria Lawlor

Sexual Abuse Reporting in Pre-Adolescents

Norah Murphy

Are people with high-risk prescribing more likely to experience poorer health outcomes?

Marie Hallisey

GOAL’s work in Syria

Deirdre McArdle

Community engagement during a crisis: SAD-SAD

Kah Mung Leong

Health screening for asylum seekers and refugees in the midlands

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