Available courses for health workers in peace issues

Health As a Bridge for Peace

Course level / degree:
Certificate
Related fields of medical peace work:
Human rights and International humanitarian lawCivil protection and human securityPrevention of self-induced, domestic and community violenceSustainable development and poverty reduction
Target groups:
PhysiciansNursesOther health professionals
Country:
Several: Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Indonesia
Institution:
World Health Organization
Main Topics:
International humanitarian law, human rights, medical ethics, negociation skills
Aim:
Improve knowledge and skills of humantarian and other health workers in armed conflicts or war to better deliver health programmes and services with neutrality,impartiality and equity in a way that contributes to peace building and conflict resolution
Requirements:
health practitioners in mergencies and armed conflict
Open to external students or non members:
Yes
Elective or obligatory:
Fee:
costs of food, accomodation and travel may be leveied from external participants
Duration:
5 days
Contact hours:
Credits:
Teaching Methodologies:
lecture- discussions, group exercises, role play, vidoes, panel discussions, simulation exercise
Website:
Contact Details:
http://www.who.int/hac/techguidance/hbp/en/
Language:
english (if needed with translation for local languages)
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