EDUCATION & TRAINING

Health & Sexual Violence Courses

Certificate of Advanced Studies: 7-week course (10 ECTS credits)

CERAH’s Certificates of Advanced Studies (CAS) are 7-week intensive courses, and focus problem-solving in professional realities.

Offering a wide range of specialised CAS courses, CERAH provides the opportunity for professionals to deepen their knowledge and skills in particular thematic areas of humanitarian action. The CAS courses are designed for programme and team managers to improve their competencies and leadership in defining and implementing specific strategies, while focusing on problem-solving in professional realities.

Health of Populations affected by Humanitarian Emergencies
April 9 to May 25, 2018

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.


Thematic Short Courses: 1-week courses (2 ECTS credits)

CERAH’s Thematic Short Courses (TSC) are 1-week intensive courses, 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.

Nutritional Crises: Origins, Consequences, Interventions
April 23 - 27, 2018

An overview of nutritional crises, their origins, consequences and interventions, including food security, clinical aspects and treatment of malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies, the use of nutritional indicators, surveys to assess malnutrition, and response strategies.

Sexual and Reproductive Health
April 30 - May 4, 2018

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 in Humanitarian Contexts
May 14 - 18, 2018

Identify the key chronic diseases encountered in humanitarian contexts, recognise 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.

Séminaire sur le thème des violences sexuelles en situation de guerre et d’urgence
Septembre 4 to 8, 2017 (EN FRANCAIS)

En situation d’urgence aiguë, les violences sexuelles sont le type le plus immédiat et le plus dangereux des violences fondées sur la question du genre. L’objectif du cours est de fournir aux responsables intermédiaires et cadres supérieurs les compétences nécessaires pour développer une approche multidisciplinaire qui puisse prévenir les violences sexuelles.

Health in Humanitarian Emergencies
November 1 to 3, 2017

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.

Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies
September 4 - 8, 2017 (Geneva - in French)
November 27 - December 1, 2017 (Uganda - in English)
March 19 - 23, 2018 (Geneva - in English)

Develop a multidisciplinary approach to prevent and mitigate sexual violence, adapted to specific contexts and as an integral part of assistance programmes.