Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

This course prepares you with the knowledge, skills and strategies required to manage health services in the event of a major incident or disaster.
QUT EX course facilitator

Your expert facilitator Dr Jo Durham

Dr Jo Durham has worked in humanitarian aid and development in Laos, Cambodia, South Sudan Lebanon with organisations such as UNICEF, UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Mine Action Services (UNMAS) and international NGOs.  Her role in these organisations was to help people recover from conflict and other disasters. The focus of her teaching is to link practice with theory to prepare graduates for the different careers within the field and equip the next generation of practitioners with the skills they will need to continue this necessary work.

Jo’s expertise includes: reducing health inequities and vulnerability to disasters, social determinants of health and migration, conflict epidemiology and programme evaluation.

Learn more about Dr Jo Durham