Short course Health System Assessment in Humanitarian Crises
Period21 June 2021 - 25 June 2021
Registration deadline7 June 2021
Total fees: CHF 1’500.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-
There is no available scholarship for this programme.
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
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
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.
Prof. Karl BLANCHET, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva
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.