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19 Oct 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Feb 2019 Training date: 25 Mar 2019 to 29 May 2019 Academy for Conflict Transformation

Course goals, content and methods

The full-time course in peace and conflict work offers a wealth of opportunities to gain and apply knowledge and skills relevant to conflict transformation. It is as much about acquiring relevant specialist knowledge as it is about learning appropriate and well-established methods and skills.

06 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Jun 2019 Training date: 25 Jun 2019 to 06 Jul 2019 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.

06 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Feb 2019 Training date: 05 Mar 2019 to 16 Mar 2019 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.

06 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Feb 2019 Training date: 19 Feb 2019 to 02 Mar 2019 University of Heidelberg

This course focuses on practical tools and methods to improve healthcare services in low- and middle-income countries. It introduces participants to major steps and trends in healthcare quality and patient safety movements with a focus on challenges to improving quality in resource-limited settings.

Course participants learn how to adapt quality improvement tools, methods, and techniques to national and local settings with a special emphasis on managing and motivating people and designing sustainable health improvement programmes.

06 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Jan 2019 Training date: 05 Feb 2019 to 16 Feb 2019 University of Heidelberg

This course gives participants an overview of sexual and reproductive health policy in its historical context, especially its changes and adaptations since the establishment of the Maternal Child Health programme by the World Health Organization in 1948 , the ICPD, the MDGs and the agenda 2030 (SDGs).

06 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Jan 2019 Training date: 22 Jan 2019 to 02 Feb 2019 University of Heidelberg

Content Overview

1. Introduction to Public Health Anthropology

  • Cultural ideas and practices relevant to health and disease, as a key to understanding people’s behaviour

  • Overview of medical systems as cultural systems

  • Explanatory models and health seeking behaviour

2. Research Methods in Public Health Anthropology

  • Defining a public health anthropology research question and the appropriate methods

  • Overview of tools used for data collection

06 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Dec 2018 Training date: 08 Jan 2019 to 19 Jan 2019 University of Heidelberg

This short course provides in-depth knowledge on principles and strategies of disease control and equips students with the necessary skills to successfully establish, strengthen and systematically review disease control programmes. The course mainly focuses on disease control in disadvantaged populations of developing countries. It draws on local, regional and global policies and strategies to analyse strengths and weaknesses in disease control.

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.**