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
Professionals from other sectors who wish to increase their understanding of the humanitarian sector for a potential career change.
Graduate students with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a post-graduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector.
The course is specifically intended for policy makers, UN staff, NGO coordinators and health service managers working in low and middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises or intending to work in this field in the near future.
- Introduction to health systems, system thinking, the role of governance, and the Health Systems Assessment tool
- Health service delivery and quality
- Health workforce, health technologies, and health information systems
- Health systems financing
- Presentation of the Health System Assessment using a real-life 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
- CV (Résumé)
- Scanned copy of passport
More information about the admission process can be found on our application page.