Short course Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises
Period2 September 2024 - 13 September 2024
Registration deadline11 August 2024
Total fees: CHF 1’700.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 400.-
There is no available scholarship for this programme.
The overall objective of the course is to allow mid-level or senior managers to develop an understanding of sexual and reproductive health issues in emergencies and to provide them with skills to coordinate the implementation of a minimum set of sexual and reproductive health interventions at the onset of an emergency and as an integral part of health assistance programmes.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Advocate for sexual and reproductive health in emergencies
- Describe how an emergency situation, caused by for example conflict or disaster, affects reproductive health needs
- Apply core concepts and techniques provided in the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for SRH in Crises
- Apply coordination skills for the implementation of the MISP
- Draw implications for addressing SRH for communities in crisis in their own country context.
Professional from other sectors such as logistics and management who wishes to increase their understanding of how to coordinate sexual and reproductive health programmes
Graduate student with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a postgraduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector
- Overview and Coordination of SRH in crisis
- Communication and Advocacy
- Gender-based Violence
- Coordinating Maternal and Newborn Health
- Family Planning
- HIV Prevention and Programming
- Coordinating Abortion Care
- Logistics, Monitoring and Evaluation
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
- University qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent)
- At least three years of relevant professional experience
- Excellent command of English
- Motivation working in the humanitarian sector
- Copy of identity document or passport
- Passport photo (.jpg format)
- Curriculum vitae
- Cover letter (explaining what is the reason why you apply for this course and how will the acquired skills help you in your career)
- Copy of the highest educational qualification obtained
- Copy of work certificate or official document of the current job position
- Proof of English language level
- Employer's funding agreement, if applicable
- Employer's letter of support (recommended)
- Scholarship application form (if applicable). Please refer to https://humanitarianstudies.ch/scholarships-executive-short-courses/
More information about the application process is available on our application page.
Number of participants
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