Malaria Control in Humanitarian Crises
The MENTOR Initiative training program will help you understand what can be done to save lives in emergencies.
5 Day Training Workshops
The 5 day course is taught by a team of MENTOR staff and outside experts from the relevant teaching fields. It is designed to be highly participatory, with a problem-based approach to teaching and learning. Throughout the workshop participants will be encouraged to actively take part and to share their experiences and lessons learned. Teaching methodologies used will include lectures, problem solving exercises, role playing and practical demonstrations including Rapid Diagnostic Tests, case load screening, clinical danger signs and Indoor Residual Spraying.
The course materials cover the following topics:
Participants will receive a range of training materials during the workshop including: Malaria Control in Complex Emergencies - and inter-agency handbook, relevant public health CD-ROMs and WHO manuals.
Who Should Attend?
The course is designed for both field and headquarters staff of National and International NGOs; Faith Based Organisations; UN Agencies; Donors; National Malaria Control Programs; Pubic Health, Medical and International Affairs Students; Suppliers and the Media.
The aim of the workshops is to ensure evidence-based decision making by health care providers in humanitarian crises. Participants will learn to assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate effective and coordinated malaria prevention and control strategies. This will be reflected in their overall emergency health response to acute emergencies - conflict and natural disasters for populations including IDPs, refugees, host communities - and countries moving through recovering crises into reconstruction phases.
Online application form now available!
To submit your application online, please use our NEW Training Workshop Application Form.