Short course Non-Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Settings
Period25 May 2021 - 28 May 2021
Registration deadline10 May 2021
Total fees: CHF 1’500.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-
There is no available scholarship for this programme.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the concept of chronicity and identify the main non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
- Identify and assess the burden of NCDs in a specific context.
- Design a programme to address the needs of people with NCDs during a humanitarian emergency.
Professional in the development sector looking to develop his competencies in NCD programme management in the humanitarian sector
Graduate student with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a postgraduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
In terms of knowledge:
- Define NCDs
- Understand the need to address NCDs in humanitarian settings
- Identify the most important non-communicable diseases (NCDs) encountered in humanitarian settings
- Understand the challenge and constraints of implementing a comprehensive response for the prevention and control of NCDs
In terms of skills:
- Assess the extent of NCDs and related needs
- Prioritise the response to NCDs based on evidence
- Define the minimal operational requirements to implement an NCD programme
- Define the building blocks of a programme to address the needs of people with NCDs during a humanitarian emergency
- Describe how novel models of care could be applicable to humanitarian crises
- What are non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs)
- What is a burden of NCDs in emergencies
- Assessing the needs and setting priorities
- Models of care for NCDs
- Designing an evidence-based NCD programmes
- Evaluation of NCD programmes
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.