Beneficiaries of ICRC assistance are waiting to receive food, West of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Pedram Yazdi ICRC

Registration open for the H.E.L.P course - Health Emergencies in Large Populations

Next online editions of the ICRC's HELP course will be held in November, by our partners in Havana, Honolulu and Tokyo.
Article 02 September 2021

The ICRC, together with our partners, Escuela Nacional de Salud Pública, the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance in Hawaii and the Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing, is pleased to announce that applications are now being taken for the virtual Cuba, Hawaii and Japan HELP courses.


The HELP (Health Emergencies in Large Populations) course teaches a multidisciplinary approach to responding to Health Emergencies, using the Public Health model. All professionals with at least 2 years field experience, working in the humanitarian world and responding to large crises are encouraged to apply to the links below.

Havana, Cuba – Escuela Nacional de Salud Pública, ICRC Pánama
8-19 November 2021 – Spanish, online
Please contact: Sandra Flores, fsandra@icrc.org

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance and the University of Hawaii
8-19 November 2021 – English, online
Application deadline: September 15, 2021
Registration link

Tokyo, Japan, Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing, Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS), ICRC Tokyo
15-26 November – English, online
Application deadline: September 24, 2021
Registration link