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MPW course 5: Peace through Health in violent conflict

Medical Peace Work
Course Content
The relationship between medicine, warfare and militarisation; the nature of medical assistance in times of war; how armed conflict affects the provision of medical aid.
Building heath bridges. Do No Harm in violent contexts. Protecting people. Medical peace work during and after violent conflicts.
Learning objectives, training objectives
You will learn how health professionals can work to prevent further escalation of violent conflict and promote peace building, trauma healing and reconstruction in a post-war situation.
Target Audience
Doctors, nurses, public health workers, mental health practitioners, other health professionals, as well as students in these fields
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Health professionals work for humanitarian, development, human rights, or medical peace organizations abroad or at home. And, health professionals improve health outcomes for their patients and communities in violence-prone settings.
Qualifications
internet access
Certifications
CME-accreditation for all specialties by the Norwegian Medical Association
Local Organizer
European Medical Peace Work Partnership
Notes
The Medical Peace Work online courses are self-running and multi-media e-learning tools. The content is presented in seven different courses. Estimated workload for this course is about 8 hours.
 

Enquiries and Registration:

Mr. Dr. Klaus Melf
Mr. Dr. Gideon Ertner
Mr. Esa Palosaari
 
Categories
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - First Mission Abroad, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Distance Learning, Health Promotion, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Humanitarian Assistance - First Mission Abroad, NA, Public Health
Type of degree
Certificate of completion
Education form
E-Learning
Duration
1 day
Languages
English
Credit Points
8 CME
Fees
Participation is free
Organizer contact info
Revsfjora 310
5643 Strandvik
Norway
 
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