Monday, December 06, 2010

[youth development in Nigeria] Apply: the Struggle for health Workshop for yo...

The International People's Health University (IPHU) of the People's Health Movement (PHM) jointly with Human Action for Integrated Development in Senegal (AHDIS) and Forum des Alternatives Maroc (FMAS) announce "THE STRUGGLE FOR HEALTH" a short training course for young health activists from 30 January to 11 February 2011 in Dakar, Senegal - including participation in the World Social Forum (WSF), 6-11 Feb. 2011.


The IPHU short courses are to enable younger health activists to make new connections, share experiences and study together. They aim at strengthening the growing activism of the People's Health Movement.

Who is the course planned for?

  • Young health activists and practitioners working on the issues of health, gender and human rights and particularly including those involved or wish to be involved in the People's Health Movement (PHM).
  • Applicants should have a university degree or equivalent.
  • Priority, with respect to enrolment, will be given to
    • Younger people motivated to get involved in PHM and have endorsed the People's Charter for Health;
    • Primary health care and public health practitioners;
    • People with a track record as health activists within the PHM, in particular, people who have been actively involved in organizations which are part of the PHM.
  • A total of 50 participants is expected.
  • The enrolment policy aims to achieve:
    • geographical mix
    • gender balance
    • diversity of involvements: community based organizations, health care agencies, NGOs, universities, government officials, etc; and
    • diversity of skills, records of activism, interests, experience, and educational backgrounds
    • For more details, click here

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