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Richard Rowat

Disaster Management - Emergency Response Coordination - Programme Management

Relief and Development in Conflict Situations



 Contact Information

 Special Projects

 Work History

 Specialised Skills

Epi-Data for:

Covid-19 in MRC des-Pays-d'en-Haut Quebec

Covid-19 in the Laurentians Quebec

Working in a Pandemic for Non-Health-Care-Workers

(Currently under development)


Work History

Related Training

Medecins Sans Frontiers, May 1999 - February 2000

Field Coordination in Ambon, Indonesia (see my Ambon Information website)

Medecins Sans Frontiers, October 1998 - January 1999

Programme Coordination in Herat, Afghanistan

Medecins Sans Frontiers, June 1998 - August 1998 South Sudan and Kenya

Logistics in a therapeutic feeding centre in Leer, South Sudan

Phal Peanich Inc. / RCG, 1992 - 1997 Battambang, Cambodia and Aranyaprathet, Thailand

Programme Coordinator - 5 year hybrid sustainable local economic development project

International Rescue Committee, Thailand 1990 - 1992

Programme Manager - Khmer Border Printing

Concordia University, Montreal 1987 - 1990

Demonstrator - Ecology and Radiation Biology

The Rowat Computer Group (RCG), Montreal 1979 - 1990

Business / Computer Systems Consulting

Philips Information Systems, Montreal, Toronto & Vancouver 1978 - 1979

Systems Analyst

Vulcan Automotive, Vancouver 1977 - 1978

Data Processing Manager

Lockheed Petroleum Services, Vancouver 1974 - 1976

Administrative Data Processing Manager

Atlantic Sugar Refineries, Montreal and St. John, N.B. 1970 - 1974

Computer Systems Manager


Concordia University 1988

Biomedical Ethics

Radiation Biology


Biostatistical Analysis 

University of Wisconsin, Disaster Management Center 1997

Aim & Scope of Disaster Management

Principles of Disaster Management

WHO World Health Organization 2020

Pandemic Influenza: Introduction

Avian and other zoonotic influenza: Introduction

Pandemic and epidemic-prone diseases
Introduction to Avian and other zoonotic influenza viruses
Lassa fever
Pandemic Influenza
Human Plague
Yellow Fever
Seasonal Influenza

Introduction to Poliomyelitis and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Ebola: Introduction

Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control
Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: Introduction
Module A: Introduction to Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19
Module B: Detecting Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: Surveillance and Laboratory investigation
Module C: Risk Communication and Community Engagement
Module D: Preventing and Responding to an emerging respiratory virus, including COVID-19

Public Health Interventions in Pandemics and Epidemics

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Use of PPE

Standard precautions: Hand hygiene

e-Protect - Acute Respiratory Infections of Public Health concern

Introduction: Operational Readiness (Tier 1)

COVID-19: Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response

Introduction to Go.Data - Field Data Collection, Chains of Transmission and Contact Follow-up

Go Training 2.0 - WHO's Contact Tracing Software

Management and Facilitation of an After Action Review (AAR)


CDC 2020

Using an Epi Curve to Determine Mode of Spread

See Related Websites

Thai / Cambodian Border Refugee Camps

Ambon / Maluku Information Website


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