Apply now for PhD-course on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a resource poor setting
29 October – 2 November 2012 at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The course will focus on both clinical and public health aspects of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in a resource-poor setting. The aim of the course is to enable the participants to understand key concepts across different disciplines within SRHR and furthermore to understand how the disciplines interlink. Understanding SRHR in a cross-disciplinary way is pivotal to ensure high quality research.
The participants will be introduced to the main frameworks for SRHR and to central areas of SRHR such as health systems in the context of SRHR, nutrition and motherhood, infectious diseases in reproductive health, non-communicable diseases and reproductive health, maternal and neonatal mortality, family planning including unsafe abortion and infertility, as well as reproductive and sexual rights. For more information on the course content please contact the course director.
Students earn 4.2 ECTS credits for this 5-day full-time course. The course will be conducted in English.
PhD students working with SRHR and/or having an interested in SRHR in resource poor settings. Your research focus can be clinical, public or global health. Academic background can be health related (e.g. medicine or public health), anthropology as well as social science related. If you are not a PhD student at a Danish University you can still apply. Please contact the course director for more information.
- Dr. Vibeke Rasch, MD, DMSc – Gynecologic & Obstetric department, Odense University Hospital.
- Birgitte Bruun Nielsen, MD PhD – Gynecologic & Obstetric department Skejby Hopsital.
- Bjarke Lund MD, PhD – Gynecologic & Obstetric department, Roskilde Hopsital.
- Stine Lund MD – Institute for International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen.
- Other internal and external lecturers.
Deadline for registration is 28 September 2012.
No admission after deadline.
Admission for PhD students will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applications from external participants will be considered after the closing date. The application must be sent via this web-application form.
- Course secretary Claire Charasse: email@example.com
- Course director Christentze Schmiegelow: firstname.lastname@example.org