The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is organizing the short course on “Gender, Rights and Health” from 2 September 2013 to 8 November 2013 for a period of 10 weeks in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Participants in this course will gain insight, knowledge and understanding of how health issues affect men and women differently, as well as how their rights can be respected and realised. The governance of health will be discussed and participants will write a research based health policy or a research proposal from a gender and rights perspective.
The following subjects are reviewed during the course:
- Gender concepts, gender analysis, including: social relations of gender, institutional production and reproduction of gender, gender analysis tools
- Gender and health analysis frameworks and how to apply a gender analysis to health
- Gender, rights and health, including: health equity, gender equity and gender equality, human rights and women’s rights, right to health and health care
- Gender, health and global policies, including: global milestones in development of gender discourse, UN Conferences and initiatives, WHO, World Bank, international agencies and gender, MDGs
- Gender analysis of health problems and diseases, including: communicable diseases (e.g. TB, HIV/AIDS), urban health, maternal health, coronary vascular diseases
- Neglected issues, including: sexual rights and health, gender-based violence
- Health governance and gender, including: health systems (including human resources), decentralization, accountability, quality assurance, public private provision and regulation
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) is offering financial support for this short course to cover your costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research, as specified in the NFP Rules and Regulations for fellowship holders.
Admission information for this course is available at this link.
The deadline to apply for NFP is 29 January 2013. To know more about this fellowship programme, visit this link.
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