Do you work as a nurse, a social worker or a social scientist? And are you thinking of working abroad? Or are you interested in immersing more deeply into your work with migrants in the Netherlands? Then the post-graduate course International Public Health may offer you the perfect programme to prepare for your mission abroad or deepening your knowledge of and practical skills for your present job.
This course teaches you how to analyse health problems (in countries with low and middle incomes) and how to communicate interculturally. Apart from this you will learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals and the topical issues of the ministry of development cooperation; water and sanitation, food security and sexual and reproductive health and rights. Subsequently, you will be able to develop interventions in close co-operation with international colleagues. From emergency interventions to long term development programmes. Of course, full attention is paid to the education of health workers, and participants are trained in international project management. You will be in lectures and seminars together with people who are going to work for Doctors without Borders, Medair, Médicins du Monde, VSO and similar organizations. This way, the programme allows you to build a network of relations within the work field. Besides, it provides ample opportunities to learn from each other.