Key Concepts in Sexual & Reproductive Health Course

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine

Program Description

Key Concepts in Sexual & Reproductive Health Course

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the concepts of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and SRH services and the key issues in International SRH, including those that arose at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. It explores SRH in the contexts of human rights, equity, gender equality and health systems and policies, and discusses the link between SRH and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the concepts, history and evolution of SRH and its components

  • International organisations and actors in SRH

  • Strategies to implement SRH programmes

  • SRH services

  • Needs asssessment of SRH services

  • Monitoring and evaluation of SRH programmes

  • Implications of health policy and health systems on SRH

  • The rights-based approach to SRH

  • Adolescent SRH, SRH needs of adolescents and programming to address these needs

Academic requirements:

Anyone who works in the fields of sexual & reproductive health would find this course beneficial.

English language requirements:

Proof of English to IELTS 6.5

Specific aims:

  • Formulate a strategic plan for a SRH programme
  • Demonstrate a detailed and systematic knowledge and understanding of the concept of SRH and its components, identify key players and issues in international SRH and discuss the critical points in the plan of action of the ICPD
  • Analyse critically how individual and collective human behaviour affect SRH and explain how behavioural theories are used to design behavioural change communication components of SRH programmes
  • Analyse critically how national health policy and health systems influence whether or not key SRH issues are addressed
  • Design and implement a needs assessment and M & E framework for SRH services
  • Apply the rights-based approach in SRH programming
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 27, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
2 weeks
Full time
1,150 GBP
Start date Jan. 2017
United Kingdom Liverpool, England
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Duration 2 weeks
Price 1,150 GBP