A career in humanitarian health: Patricia Nayna Schwerdtle
Health professionals like Patricia Nayna Schwerdtle work in humanitarian contexts around the world, supporting people and communities through crisis.
Seven Key Learnings on Climate Change and Humanitarian Health
Climate change is a threat multiplier, exacerbating the number and severity of health problems facing individuals and communities globally. And as health problems increase, so too will the challenges that humanitarian organisations face.
Are we prepared for climate change? Surveying the humanitarian health sector
New research surveys the humanitarian health sector as climate change is set to dramatically transform the nature of health emergencies.
Women Humanitarians: the spirit of service in caring for the ill and dying
Modern humanitarianism is often thought of as life-saving work. But there’s an undervalued aspect of response that has long fallen to mostly women: care for the seriously ill and dying.
Climate Change, Migration and Health
From Preparedness to Response
Tomorrow’s leaders in humanitarian health
We ran the Health Careers in the Humanitarian Sector at Deakin University, Melbourne, on 12 September. Over 70 students attended the event, aimed at promoting the range of opportunities available to health professionals and the realities of working in humanitarian environments.