Courses in French:Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) are a matter of public health and human rights.
This course explores the key principles of SRHR through different themes.
contentsSexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) are a matter of public health and human rights. In addition to ensuring universal and equitable access to quality sexual and reproductive health services, advancing SRHR also requires adopting a gender perspective, a rights-based approach and taking into account influence of socioeconomic and cultural factors. This includes taking into account the specific needs of certain populations such as young people and adolescents or people with various sexual orientations and gender identities.
This course explores the key principles of SRHR through different themes such as sexual health, prenatal, perinatal and postpartum health, safe abortion, sexuality of young people and adolescents, early pregnancy, early marriage and sexual and gender-based violence. The course also discusses ways to improve equitable access to sexual and reproductive health and HIV services for disadvantaged populations, discussing quality, voice, accountability and participation.
Week 1:Sexual health and sexual rights
Sex and sexuality
HIV / STI
Adolescents and SRHR
SRHR in fragile situations
Maternal health and reproductive rights
Gender-based violence and human engagementWeek 2:Gender mainstreaming
Universal health coverage and SRHR
Lobby and advocacy
Promotion of safe abortion and abortion advocacy
Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning
Integration of servicesCourse objectivesThe aim of this course is to provide participants with a broad knowledge of trends and influencing factors in the subjects of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), as well as to know the components of effective responses in the context of a health system in developing countries.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:Critically analyze key concepts of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in the context of developing countries.
Explain and present trends on a range of SRHR issues and analyze the multifaceted factors underlying them.
Analyze SRH issues from a rights and gender perspective.
Describe and analyze the components of effective SRHR responses in the context of a health system in developing countries.EvaluationFor participants who wish to take an exam, an article or a review can be done. TropEd students are required to take the exam at the end of the course.Learning methodsThe course is composed of introductory sessions, exercises, case studies, interactive group discussions, debates and role-plays based on participants' experiences and their topics and questions. 'interest. A collection of text will be provided with the essential literature that needs to be read before each session.
The facilitators are all experts in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. Our expertise has been acquired on the many field projects in which we have worked, for example: Paradiss, DERSP, Benin Project (TMT +).
ApplicationAdmission criteriaAcademic training or professional qualification in a relevant field in the field of health / health science.
Professional experience, preferably in a developing country, at least 3 years
Proven ability to speak and write in French at a professional levelApplication procedureThe complete application file must be delivered no later than two months before the start of the course.
Please send your application online, the following documents must be included in the file:A one-page cover letter, A4 size
Copies of your diplomas and the marks obtained with them
An updated CV, and a list of published articles if applicableWhat we expect from your cover letter:
Please state in your cover letter why you want to take this specific course, why you want to take the course at KIT Amsterdam, what you expect to learn and how you will apply your newly acquired skills in your job, What kind of benefits it will bring it to your future career, etc. Describe a relevant problem that you have experienced in the past two years that you would like to discuss in this particular course. Your motivation should be around ½-1 page. Please do not repeat your CV.
This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Master in International Health (MIH) program.