Short course Field Epidemiology in Humanitarian Crises 2021

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.

Information

Period

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2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

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

Location

Genève

Registration

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Fees:

Total fees: CHF 1’500.-

Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-

There is no available scholarship for this programme.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development

Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to use basic epidemiological concepts that are relevant in the field during acute and protracted crises. They will be able to explain epidemiology’s role in humanitarian settings and describe its limitations; explain and interpret main health indicators used during humanitarian crises.

Audience

Professional in humanitarian social and development organisations who wants to improve his competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on his experiences
Professional from other sectors who wishes to deepen his understanding of the contemporary humanitarian action and understand how to transfer his acquired competencies in that sector
Post-graduate student with internship experience who wants to work in humanitarian action

Director(s)

Prof. Karl BLANCHET, 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 (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Dr Anne GOLAZ, University of Geneva and CERAH

Admission criteria

Hold a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent university degree, plus a minimum of five years of work experience in the humanitarian, social or development sector
Hold a Master’s degree or an equivalent university degree, plus a minimum of two years of work experience in the humanitarian, social or development sector
Post-graduate students with internship experience who wants to work in humanitarian action
Excellent command of English.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development

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