7-WEEK COURSE Certificate of Advanced Studies - 10 ECTS credits
Health of Populations affected by Humanitarian Emergencies
April 20, 2020 - June 5, 2020
Maintaining and improving the health of populations affected by emergencies lies at the heart of humanitarian preparedness and responses. Humanitarian professionals must be equipped with sufficient basic knowledge to be able to identify and monitor health problems during crises, and to develop effective and appropriate intervention strategies in complex situations.
1-WEEK Thematic Short Courses - 2 ECTS credits
May 11-15, 2020
An overview of nutritional crises, their origins, consequences, and interventions, including food security, clinical aspects and treatment of malnutrition and micro-nutrient deficiencies, the use of nutritional indicators, surveys to assess malnutrition, and response strategies.
Sexual and Reproductive Health
May 18-22, 2020
Analyse SRH issues in emergencies and gain skills to coordinate the implementation of a minimum set of SRH interventions at the onset of an emergency and as an integral part of health.
May 4-8, 2020
Identify the key chronic diseases encountered in humanitarian contexts, recognize the challenges presented by chronic diseases in emergencies or unstable settings, and implement appropriate care strategies in resource-limited settings. The course places a special emphasis on health strategy development.
September 9 - 18, 2019 GENEVA
November 25-29, 2019, ENTEBBE, UGANDA
March 16-20, 2020, Geneva
Develop a multidisciplinary approach to prevent and mitigate sexual violence, adapted to specific contexts and as an integral part of assistance programmes.
Health in Humanitarian Emergencies
October 28, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Identify the main health problems in humanitarian crises, and discuss response strategies addressing the needs of populations affected by natural disasters, conficts, and epidemics. Review priority interventions for health, including mental health and reproductive health, water, sanitation, hygiene, and food security, nutrition. This is an introductory course.