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21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Jul 2017 Training date: 24 Jul 2017 to 28 Jul 2017 University of Heidelberg

The catalytic role of health systems strengthening (HSS) for the improvement of populations’ health and the protection against health-related financial risks in low- and middle-income countries is well-documented. This module introduces participants to different competing conceptual frameworks and approaches for strengthening health systems.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Jul 2017 Training date: 10 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017 University of Heidelberg

This course provides practical knowledge and experience in the evaluation of programmes and projects with focus on low- and middle-income countries. Participants strengthen essential consultancy and evaluation skills in international health cooperation through writing an individual consultancy career plan; and in teams using evaluation implementation and planning exercises and case studies. The course includes sessions on effective writing techniques, how to design and provide effective feedback to different stakeholders and cultural and ethical aspects of evaluation.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jun 2017 Training date: 26 Jun 2017 to 07 Jul 2017 University of Heidelberg

Research in international health is becoming increasingly complex, requiring scientists to move away from the traditional qualitative vs. quantitative methodological dichotomy. Mixed methods research represents an opportunity to build on the specific strengths of quantitative and qualitative methods and to foster synergies between the two. This course gives an overview of epistemology of research and assesses how theories of knowledge are generated and retained.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 16 Jun 2017 Training date: 19 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017 University of Heidelberg

Mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) do not attract local, national or global health policy attention, although accounting for a considerable burden of disease. The majority of people with mental disorders do not receive evidence-based care, leading to chronicity, suffering and increased costs of care.

Strengthening care and services for people with mental disorders is a priority and needs additional investment in human resources and piggy backing on existing public health programmes.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 09 Jun 2017 Training date: 12 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017 University of Heidelberg

This course introduces participants to the global context for quality improvement including quality management frameworks, quality improvement principles and health care quality and safety evaluation mechanisms and tools.

Using practical exercises and case studies, participants work individually and together to identify and design context-specific, sustainable, resilient quality improvement initiatives in middle- and low-income countries.

A two-day skills development workshop strengthens individual and team skills in evaluating the quality of health care services.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 26 May 2017 Training date: 29 May 2017 to 09 Jun 2017 University of Heidelberg

This module explores advanced topics in leadership as it pertains to change management in dynamic health care environments found in low- and middle-income countries. It introduces participants to principles of emotional intelligence, conflict management, cultural sensitivities and decision making. It aims to equip future organisational leaders with the skills necessary to assess, plan, and implement organizational change in complex and uncertain conditions in the global context.

07 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 30 May 2017 Training date: 05 Aug 2017 to 06 Aug 2017 planP GbR

Language: German ( a very good command of the German language is needed)

07 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 30 May 2017 Training date: 09 Jun 2017 to 11 Jun 2017 planP GbR

Language: German ( a very good command of the German language is needed)

Humanitarian aid workers that are sent on international disaster missions are often confronted with pregnant women and women giving birth. Important decisions regarding the well-being of mother and child have to be made without suitable intruments or any other support. For those aid workers that are not specialized in sexual und reproductive health (SRH) this involves a great amount of uncertainties.

16 Dec 2016 description

Dear Colleagues and Friends, Dear Madams and Sirs,

The International Training: "Nonviolence in the Context of War or Armed Conflict" from 04. - 22. May, 2017 is open for applications right now.

Our training is particularly intended for partners from the global south, peace activists, civil peace workers and professionals working in development cooperation. **
Please note that the application period for participants in need of visa ends at 16th of January already and for all other applicants at 17th of March 2017.**

06 Nov 2014 description
training Ongoing course Medical Mission Institute

The new two-day, first level pre-deployment Ebola training course is available for all medical and non-medical humanitarian aid workers preparing an assignment in the countries affected by the Ebola outbreak. The training offers an initial insight into the characteristics of Ebola virus disease and the current outbreak, as well as the management of an Ebola Treatment Centre. A strong focus is put on practical exercises with personal protective equipment (dress and undress) and barrier nursing.