Health in Humanitarian Emergencies

Objectives
Describe the major health-related issues that need to be addressed in humanitarian crises
Explain a range of health, nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) policies and strategies in a variety of humanitarian contexts, including primary health care approaches
Set priorities for health, nutrition, WASH interventions in different contexts
Critically analyse the impact of humanitarian emergencies on health and well-being
Audience
Professional with experience in the humanitarian field, wishing to deepen and develop the subject matter
Health professional wishing to move into the humanitarian sector
Programme

Health in Emergencies: definitions, measurements, and challenges • Managing the Risk of Epidemic Diseases • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene • Food Security and Nutrition• Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises: the MISP• Sexual Violence • Mental Health and Psycho-social Support (MHPSS): priorities and challenges

Director

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Co-ordinator
Dr. Anne GOLAZ, University of Geneva

Duration
30 October - 3 November 2017
1 week
2 ECTS credits

Application deadline
10 days before the start of the course

Registration fee
CHF 1'500.-
Chèque formation se renseigner

Information
CERAH
+41 (0)22 908 45 33
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch


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