Available courses for health workers in peace issues

Medical Peace Work

Course level / degree:
Undergraduate (first three years of higher education or Bachelor-Level)Graduate (more than three years of higher education or Master-Level)Post-graduate
Related fields of medical peace work:
Refugee and migration challengesWeapon control, disarmament and demilitarizationHuman rights and International humanitarian lawCivil protection and human securityHealth diplomacy, communication and conflict resolutionPrevention of self-induced, domestic and community violenceSustainable development and poverty reductionSocial justice and equal access to medicines and health servicesTrauma healing and reconciliation
Target groups:
Medical StudentsNursing studentsOther health profession studentsPhysiciansNursesOther health professionals
Country:
Germany
Institution:
University of Leipzig, Department of Medical Psychology and Sociology
Main Topics:
Aim:
To provide interested students and professionals with a good overview of the field, raise awareness for some international and national health and conflict issues and encourage implicit and explicit peace work in daily life as professionals and in an inte
Requirements:
none
Open to external students or non members:
Yes
Elective or obligatory:
Elective
Fee:
none
Duration:
1 semester
Contact hours:
28 class hours (45 minutes each)
Credits:
For medical students of the first 2 years recognition as elective
Teaching Methodologies:
Lectures, workshops, discussions, reading
Contact Details:
ippnw-studigruppe-leipzig@gmx.de; Dr. Katrin Rockenbauch, Department of Medical Psychology and Sociology, Philipp-Rosenthal-Str. 55 in 04103 Leipzig, Mail: Katrin.Rockenbauch@medizin.uni-leipzig.de, Phone: 0341/9718808
Language:
German, English
Other comments:
This semester's course is already fully booked, check back next semester starting March 2011!
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