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A two-day workshop covering practical applications of risk assessment and management, personal and team security, injuries and safety issues. Presented by MGH Global Disaster Response and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.

Health, Safety, and Security: Rules of the Road for International Programs and Initiatives 2.0

Date
November 8, 2018 - November 9, 2018
Time
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pre-registration required?
Yes
Registration closed?
No

DESCRIPTION:

A two-day workshop covering practical applications of risk assessment and management, personal and team security, injuries and safety issues. This workshop will cover the skills and resources needed to implement a comprehensive health, safety and security plan which can include the following high priority areas: gender based violence, HIV prevention and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), pre-travel assessments of individual health risk including mental health, issues related to special populations including LGBT+ and vulnerable groups, and additional up to date topics and issues tailored to your institution’s most critical concerns.

COURSE OBJECTIVES | YOU WILL:

• Learn about the standards required for health, safety, and security for those working overseas in an increasingly insecure international environment

• Understand the most relevant health, safety, and security measures that staff and students need for working, traveling, and living overseas

• Understand the steps needed to implement health, safety, and security protocols for students, staff, and volunteers prior to their travel

• Explore security challenges through small group sessions, tabletops, and workbooks that will include executing emergency plans and standard operating procedures

• Create a customized emergency action plan tailored to your specific concerns and risks

Beneficial for Faculty and staff at academic institutions and INGOs that send staff and students overseas.

Date: November 8th and 9th, 2018
Location: 1608 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036
Rates: CUGH Members: $625 | CUGH Non-Members: $725