Certificate Course in Disaster Medicine

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Certificate Course in Disaster Medicine


Duration: 6 Month(s)

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik

Nashik, Maharashtra, India


Course TypeCertificate

Course Specialty

Disaster Medicine


Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS)


    Course Duration is 6 months, but can be completed in one year. This certificate course will have a flexible credit based structure, which allows the best training and learning where the student can learn at his own pace and can learn what (s)he perceives that would help him/her in his future professional career.

    This is a 15-credit 6-month course for any persons with a Health Science degree.

    The objectives of this course are:

    • Train health care personnel to respond in a professional manner to the disasters in India.
    • Develop a knowledge base and skills to tackle Public Health aspects all phases of the disaster cycle,.
    • Participation in medical aspects of state and national disaster preparedness planning processes and programs.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Indian Preparedness and Response approach.
    • Create leaders for community based disaster medical preparedness and first response.
    • Training the trainers in Disaster health research and teaching skills.

    The goal of this course is to build capacity for a cadre of healthcare personnel who are trained and certified to respond promptly and appropriately, in situations of disaster and humanitarian conflict in India.

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    Any person with a Health Science degree is a suitable candidate for this course. Since it is a nation capacity building initiative, every enrolled candidate will be evaluated for their potential to become a trainer.

Admission Process:

    There will be no entrance exam for candidates, but there will be evaluations through the course.

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