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Eddie Ralston

Save the Children

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3 Dec 2014, 16:42

Save the Children and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have developed the Professional Diploma in “Humanitarian Health & Nutrition for Managers”. The Diploma builds the capacity of health and nutrition managers and coordinators to plan and coordinate effective emergency responses.

The next Diploma cycle runs from 23rd March to September 2015. You are invited to apply if you are a health and nutrition professional working at manager or coordinator level in West and Central Africa. You need to have at least 5 years’ relevant experience, a degree (or relevant experience) in a relevant subject and a good level of written and spoken English. Staff from NGOs and Government ministries are encouraged to apply. The cost for the Diploma is £3,225 / $5,135 which includes tuition, training materials, accommodation, meals, academic support and certification. The closing date for applications is Friday 16th January 2015.

The 6-month Diploma programme includes:
- 2 weeks’ intensive face-to-face training
- On-the-job distance learning
- Online expert and peer support
- Mentoring
- Rigorous assessment process

The Diploma curriculum is broken down into:

- Humanitarian Context
- (Rapid) Assessment & Surveillance
- Key Health & Nutrition Interventions
- Programme Cycle Management
- Emergency Health/Nutrition Operations

By taking part in the Diploma you will:

Develop the skills needed to plan and coordinate a quality health and nutrition response
Learn from an expert faculty team including highly qualified Save the Children specialists
Receive a Professional Diploma from the oldest School of Tropical Medicine in the world

Please contact e.ralston@savethechildren.org.uk for full details and an application pack.

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