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Health in Detention

Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) - Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)

07.12.2020 - 11.12.2020;

Swiss TPH
Socinstrasse 57
4002 Basel
Switzerland

Course Content
  • Global challenges in places of detention
  • Legal framework for ICRC detention activities
  • Health and well-being of detainee populations (with a particular focus on women, youth and the elderly)
  • Health systems and management structures in places of detention
  • Communicable and non-communicable disease control
  • Nutrition, water and santitation
  • Medical ethics / medical confidentiality and dual loyality for health care providers
  • Managing hunger strikes
  • Health impact of solidarity and discipline
Learning objectives, training objectives
  • Define the main legal instruments, professional codes, and declarations designed to protect the rights of prisoners, detainees, and health professionals
  • Appraise the most important health problems in detention
  • Analyse health and human rights
Target Audience
  • Health professionals (medical doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists)
  • Health managers and planners, social scientists, health system researchers, educators
  • Members of international organisations,working or dealing with police stations, detention etc
Qualifications
  • At least two years of professional experience
  • English requirements: TOEFL paper 550 / computer 213 / internet 79-80 or IELTS 6.0 or native speaker or higher education in English
  • The number of participants is limited to 24
Notes

For the course brochure including application form please visit: https://www.swisstph.ch/en/study-with-us/postgraduate/health-in-detention/#c26549

Type of degree
Certificate of attendance, Master, Certificate of completion
Education form
Full Time
Languages
English
Fees

CHF 1.100,00


For students registered as a tropEd Master student at a tropEd home institution, the course fee is CHF 900.00.

Enquiries and Registration

Sarah Hostettler

E-Mail: courses-tph@unibas.ch

 
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