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The 2014 Health and Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) Professional Education Certificate series is open for registration. The course is appropriate for those already working in the Health and Humanitarian sectors or those wanting to learn more about them. This year's courses will be held from May 12-17 in Atlanta. The program's new one-week format will allow those traveling from out-of-town to make one trip to Georgia Tech to earn the certificate. For more information or to register for the course, please visit: Course Scholarships Available A limited number of scholarships are available for applicants from NGOs and developing countries, and the scholarship application deadline is this FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28th. We will, however, consider applications received beyond the deadline based on availability. For eligibility requirements and to apply online, please visit For a summary of recent courses and participant reviews, please see the postings on our HHL Center website. We hope you will join us for our courses in May! About the HHL Certificate Program The HHL professional education program is designed for practitioners in non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government, industry, and military, who are active participants or interested in humanitarian operations including disaster relief, long term development and public health operations. The goal of the program is to enhance the knowledge and experience of participants on logistics and supply-chain topics related to a broad range of activities including preparing, responding to, and recovery from natural and man-made disasters, as well as, ongoing humanitarian crises due to war, famine, infectious diseases, and chronic health problems. Courses include many interactive components, such as case studies and games, which help professionals to link the challenges and decision-making tradeoffs they face in practice with the systematic approaches, tools, and techniques presented. The certificate program consists of 3 courses: Pre-planning Strategy for Health and Humanitarian Organizations MAY 12-13, 2014 Tactical Decision Making in Public Health and Humanitarian Response MAY 14-15, 2014 Systems Operations in Health and Humanitarian Response MAY 16-17, 2014[/ol] For more information and to register online for a course, please visit Registration Open for 2014 Conference on Health & Humanitarian Logistics Interested in learning more about Market Mechanisms for Food Assistance and Vaccination Supply Chains in Global Public Health? Register now for the 2014 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference, June 4-5, Monterrey Tech, Mexico City campus. Thank you for your attention, and we hope to see you in the HHL courses in May or at the Conference in June! Our best regards, Özlem Ergun, Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann Co-directors The Health and Humanitarian Logistics Center H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332 [][/email]

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