OUR COURSES

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

Nutritional Crises: Origins, Consequences & Interventions

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.

Chronic Diseases and the Humanitarian Response

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.

Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies

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.