Chronic Diseases in Humanitarian Contexts

Objectives
Explain why HIV/AIDS, TB and NTDs qualify as humanitarian emergencies
Identify the most important non-communicable diseases (NCDs) encountered in
humanitarian settings
Present and discuss the different types of health policies and why and how a humanitarian
organization should influence national policies
Identify steps of a policy development process
Present and discuss the challenge of building-up a comprehensive policy response for
the prevention and control of NCDs
Discuss the difference between medical, public health and operational ethics
Audience
Health professional working in humanitarian or development projects
Humanitarian worker managing health projects
Health professional wishing to move into the humanitarian sector
Programme
Chronic diseases in emergency and/or unstable health policy development and organizational
and professional ethics
Director

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

Co-ordinators

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER and Anne GOLAZ, University of Geneva

Duration
May 2018
1 week
2 ECTS credits

Application deadline
2 weeks before the start of the course.

Registration fees
CHF 1'500.-
Chèque formation/3133

Information
CERAH
+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

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