The University of the Witwatersrand’s Graduate School of Public and Development Management (Wits P&DM), in collaboration with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, is conducting training programmes with Certificate in Humanitarian Policy from 9- 27 May 2011 and a Certificate in Humanitarian Practice from 30 May 2011 to 17 June 2011 in Johannesburg.
What are the Certificates?
The multi-disciplinary programmes take a regional focus on tackling humanitarian issues across Africa and are designed and taught by experts from leading organisations and academic institutions such as International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Oxfam, MSF, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), and professors from LSTM and Wits University.
The Certificate in Humanitarian Policy and the Certificate in Humanitarian Practice can be studied as stand-alone programmes or consecutively one after the other, with the opportunity to convert the two into a Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
All teaching is in English.
Cost: (With current approximate exchange rates to Euros):
- Certificate in Humanitarian Policy: R12 000;
- Certificate in Humanitarian Practice: R13 500;
- Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance: R5 500 extra, following completion of the previous two certificates and a Diploma final examination.
To apply, email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enquiries: Tel: 011 717 3103 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 011 717 3103 end_of_the_skype_highlighting at Wits P&DM for further information and application forms or visit www.msf.org.za to download the application form.
For more about MSF South Africa, refer to: www.msf.org.za.
For more about the Wits P&DM, refer to: www.wits.ac.za/Academic/CLM/PDM.