Health and Disaster RIsk Reduction: Strengthening Health Systems for Resilient Communities (Health & DRR)
Silang, Cavite, Philippines
Event Date/Time: Nov 29, 2010
End Date/Time: Dec 03, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
This five-day course is designed for health practitioners (doctors, nurses, midwives,
and other professionals that deal with health issues in the community) and representatives
of development organizations, non-government and government, engaged in
promoting health and strengthening health systems to build resilient communities. It
focuses on demonstrated models and strategies that aim to sustain efforts in communityhealth.
Participants are provided opportunities to examine community-based models
and strategies that have worked within the context of resource-poor environments, in
the face of hazards and changing climate.
The course fee of US$1,200 covers the registration fee of $200, training costs, course-related local travel, materials,
meals, accident insurance and shared double room accommodation (single room accommodation can be requested
for an additional fee of US$10 per day of stay). It does not include international airfare, laundry and incidental
expenses (a minimum pocket allowance of US$100 per week is suggested for incidental and personal expenses).
Applicants are encouraged to secure financial support from their organizations or donor agencies.
How to apply
For more information and to receive an application form, contact:
Education and Training Program
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)
Y.C. James Yen Center, Silang, Cavite 4118, Philippines
Tel: (63-46) 414-3216