The Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center collaborates with Habitat for Humanity International to improve disaster response.
The Georgia Department of Public Health blog shared how scientists at Georgia Tech and the CDC have made it easier for physicians, individuals and parents to keep up with missed shots: computerized tools that create a customized schedule for catching up on vaccines.
The 6th annual Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference will take place June 4-5, 2014 at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe, in Mexico City. The Conference will be hosted by the Trade and Logistics Innovation Center, a Georgia Tech/Tecnológico de Monterrey partnership, and co-organized by the Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center and the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab. This year's conference is made possible by the generous support of the UPS Foundation and Georgia Tech.
Come catch a sneak preview of this inspiring PBS documentary that highlights the growing movement to bring the process of innovation known as Design Thinking to classrooms nationwide. Pioneered by IDEO and Stanford's d.school, Design Thinking is a specific methodology that helps individuals unlock their innate creativity.
We're excited to announce another dynamic and diverse group of professionals in the logistics and health/humanitarian sectors who will now take their Pre-planning Strategy, Tactical Decision Making, and Systems Operations knowledge back to their organizations to improve health and humanitarian operations and make a greater impact.
On July 31, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held the first-ever "Engineering and Operarions Research in Public Health" symposium where Georgia Tech's ISyE faculty and Center for Health & Humanitarian Logistics Co-Director, Dr. Julie Swann, highlighted various applications of industrial and systems engineering in public health policy and disease prevention. Please see attached pdf of Dr. Swann's presentation for more information.
Develop logistics strategies to improve preparedness, response operations planning, and system design through interactive games, case studies, and other systematic tools.
The Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center (HHL) is dedicated to improving systems and logistics operations in disaster response (short-term or ongoing, natural or man-made), long-term development and global public health to ultimately improve the human condition through education, outreach, projects and research.
Download the HHL Center Overview Flyer [pdf - 160KB]
Download an Introduction to Humanitarian Logistics [pdf - 350KB]
If your organization has a potential health and humanitarian logistics project that is suitable for a Georgia Tech graduate course, please submit it online.
Interested in a graduate level Health & Humanitarian Logistics course? Register online here.