Short course Health System Assessment in Humanitarian Crises 2020

Participants will familiarise with a health systems approach to health care for communities in low/middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises, through case studies and material taught by experts

Information

Period

29 June 2020 - 3 July 2020
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

Registration deadline

15 June 2020

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 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Define concepts related to health systems and the six building blocks of the WHO framework

• Assess the main characteristics of humanitarian health interventions and relate them to health system challenges in various areas: financing, human resources, health information system, governance, service delivery and technology

• Apply the health system assessment guideline tool in order to translate a local situation analysis into concrete humanitarian interventions

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

Programme

Teaching will be through a mixture of interactive lectures, case studies, discussions, and group and individual exercises. At the end of the week, participants will deliver a group presentation based on a real case study.

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)

Prof. Karl BLANCHET, 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 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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