Overview

Refugees and relief helicopterGW offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences in Health Intervention and Disaster Response (HIDR). By the end of the program of study, students will be able to:

  1. Develop disaster response plans and humanitarian outreach programs that coordinate health services across various international aid organizations in diverse settings.
  2. Integrate telemedicine into domestic and global humanitarian responses.
  3. Apply principles of health promotion and disease prevention to identify strategies for mitigating health risks associated with disasters and humanitarian crises.
  4. Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders, individually and in group settings, using verbal, written, and electronic modes of communication.

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