EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Executive short courses (ESC) on health in humanitarian settings

CERAH’s Executive Short Courses are one-week, intensive, and focus on specific issues relevant to humanitarian practitioners.

These highly interactive courses allow participants to analyze a range of issues of high importance to contemporary humanitarianism. They are led by senior academics and experienced humanitarian professionals, who guide students to develop their analytic skills and acquire practical tools.

1-WEEK executive Short Courses - 2 ECTS credits

 

Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies

  •  16-20 March, 2020, Geneva
  • 21 - 25 September, 2020, Geneva
  • 22-27 November, 2020, Entebbe, Uganda

This executive short course is a full-time training which focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of programmes dedicated to the prevention and mitigation of sexual violence. This course is delivered in partnership with the International Committee of the Red Cross, Médecins sans Frontières, Handicap International, OHCHR, UNFPA and UNHCR.

 

Non-communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Contexts

  • 4-8 May, 2020
  • 3-7 May, 2021

This executive short course is a full-time training, which focuses on the particular challenges presented by non-communicable diseases in emergencies, as well as the design of adapted and effective projects to address non-communicable diseases. The course is delivered in partnership with the Centre for Global Chronic Conditions at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. 

 

Climate Emergency and its Impacts on Health

  • 11-15 May, 2020
  • 10-14 May, 2021

This executive course is a full time training, given by climate experts and humanitarian health practitioners, which focuses on the climate emergency and its impacts on health.

 

Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises

  • 18-22 May, 2020
  • 17-21 May, 2021

This executive course is a full-time training, given by academic staff and humanitarian practitioners, which focuses on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) in humanitarian crises, using specific methods and tools. This course is delivered in partnership with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).

 

Health System Assessment in Humanitarian Crises

  • 29 June - 3 July, 2020
  • 28 June - 2 July, 2021

Participants will be familiarised with a health systems approach to health-care for communities in low/middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises, through case studies and taught by experts coming from or have worked in low/middle-income countries during or after humanitarian crises.

 

Introduction to Health in Humanitarian Crises

(new dates for 2020 to be announced)

This executive short course is a full-time executive training, which focuses on the analysis of the main issues arising in humanitarian crises, in order to develop a relevant context analysis.

 

Field Epidemiology in Humanitarian Crises

New dates for 2021 to be announced

This executive course is a full time training, given by epidemiologists and humanitarian practitioners, which focuses on epidemiological methods and tools commonly used in the field during humanitarian crises.