Courtland Robinson researches populations in migration, including those displaced by conflict, natural disasters, and human trafficking
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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The number of individuals forcibly displaced due to armed conflict, violence, war, and disaster is growing. When considering trends and patterns of displacement, it is essential to understand how many people have been displaced and the composition of displaced populations. For instance, what proportion of displaced people are children, working-age adults or older adults? Understanding different subgroups such as age, gender, and health categories (e.g. disability, mental health etc.) can be relevant for clinicians, service providers and policymakers. This course looks at recent data in order to explore general trends in displacement.
The aim of this course is to explore key trends and patterns of displacement.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.