Graduate School of Public and Development Management: Humanitarian Policy and Practice Programmes

Graduate School of Public and Development Management, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

The Graduate School of Public and Development Management (P&DM), in partnership with the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), is conducting Humanitarian Policy and Practice Programmes.

Participants take a regional focus on tackling humanitarian issues across Africa. Using a variety of innovative teaching methods, the certificates are designed and taught by experts from leading organisations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, MSF, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and faculty from the Liverpool School and University of the Witwatersrand.

  • Certificate in Humanitarian Policy: 6-24 May 2013
  • Certificate in Humanitarian Practice: 27 May to 14 June 2013
  • Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance Exam: 17 June 2013
For further information and application forms contact Thandiwe Mlangeni on 011 717 3505 or e-mail to Thandiwe.mlangeni@wits.ac.za.

Programme Coordinator:

Simone Smit
Mobile: 082 334 7724

About the P&DM

The P&DM is considered the leading regional institution in the arena of governance, policy and development management for the public sector. P&DM has, since its inception in 1993, been at the forefront of an international movement to transform public and development management, and is today the largest producer of postgraduates in its field in Southern Africa.

About MSF

MSF is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation. MSF delivers medical care to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more than 60 countries.

About LSTM

The LSTM was the first institution in the world dedicated to tropical disease and has led the field in the fight against infectious, debilitating and disabling diseases ever since.  A registered charity, we work in over 60 countries worldwide, often in very difficult circumstances, to fulfil our mission of improving the health of the world's poorest people, helping to bring research innovation and scientific breakthroughs from the lab to those most in need.

For more information about these programmes, refer to www.wits.ac.za/academic/clm/pdm.

For more about the School of Public and Development at University of the Witwatersrand, refer to www.wits.ac.za/pdm.

For more about Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF), refer to www.msf.org.

For more about the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, refer to www.lstmliverpool.ac.uk.

Event Start Date: 
Monday, 6 May, 2013
Event End Date: 
Monday, 17 June, 2013
Event Venue: 
Johannesburg
Event Type: 
Training

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