EDUCATION

7-WEEK COURSE Certificate of Advanced Studies - 10 ECTS credits

Health of Populations affected by Humanitarian Emergencies
May 1 - June 15, 2019

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 13 - 18, 2019

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
May 20 - 25, 2019

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
June 3- 7, 2019

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 10 - 14, 2018 in Geneva

November 25 - November 30, 2018 in Uganda 

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 29 - November 2, 2018

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.