Training Agency: CERAH – the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action
Registration deadline: 17 Dec 2018
Training date: 07 Jan 2019 to 11 Jan 2019 —
You want to know how advocacy can be developed to improve health care for people in crises situations? This short course will be of interest for you: Improve your skills and discover new tools to develop effective advocacy strategies for humanitarian interventions in the area of health.
The course is delivered in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (MSF).
Using lectures, case studies and discussions, the general objective of the seminar is for participants to acquire the tools and skills adapted for effective advocacy of humanitarian interventions in the area of health.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Elaborate an advocacy plan to support programmatic objectives in medical humanitarian interventions
- Define the principal steps for development and implementation of the advocacy plan
- Choose the appropriate methodology for advocacy efforts according to the targeted audiences
Learning outcomes in terms of knowledge
- Understanding of the different objectives and steps of an Advocacy strategy Argue the role of advocacy in the field of medical humanitarian actions
Learning outcomes in terms of skills
- Determine which advocacy efforts to build up in a specific circumstance
- Elaborate and implement an advocacy strategy to support programmatic objectives in medical humanitarian actions
- Use of a stakeholder mapping tool
Learning outcomes in terms of analytical competencies
- Identify appropriate activities and tools for advocacy according to the issue at stake in a given context
- Analyze the epidemiological situation and existing responses in the light of health policy
One week intensive training (60 hours) including pre-readings, face-to-face sessions (lectures, role-plays, working groups) and assessment post-training week.
2 ECTS credits may be awarded provided a post-course assignment is successfully completed. Credits obtained are valid for a period of 5 years during which they can be used to complete the MAS and are recognized by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
CHF 1500.- Candidates who have paid Geneva taxes for at least one year may be able to apply for a “chèque de formation” (Education support) which amounts to a maximum of CHF 750.
Apply on CERAH’s Online Application Platform: http://apply.cerahgeneve.ch/