This 10 day residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The Nederlandse tropencursus (NTC) or Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine provides essential preparation for health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses and midwives planning to work in low and middle income countries.
The NTC can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health (MIH). In the Netherlands, the NTC forms part of a post-graduate training program for physicians leading to a diploma in tropical medicine. For more information, go to: www.nvtg.org.
This track is targeted at those who aspire to work in or with countries in crisis, working as health personnel in government institutions, NGO’s, UN agencies and humanitarian organisations.
This course is targeted at those who aspire to management positions in the public health. The MPH Track in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is specifically for those who wish to work in SRHR focus domains which may include HIV and AIDS.
This course is targeted at those who aspire to management positions in the public health.
The Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) is an annual 12-month MPH programme organized by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Participants can choose from the following study tracks: Health Systems Policy & Management track, Sexual and Reproductive Health track, and a HIV and AIDS track.