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Title: Santé et Droits Sexuels et Reproductifs (SDSR)
Keywords: Sexual & reproductive health
Maternal Health
Human rights
Adolescent Health
Country: Netherlands
Institution: The Netherlands - Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam
Course coordinator: Prisca Zwanikken
Date start: 2023-06-12
Date end: 2023-06-23
About duration and dates: 2 weeks
Classification: advanced optional
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Course location:
KIT Royal Tropical Institute
Health Department
Mauritskade 64
1092 AD Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tropEd representative: Lisanne Gerstel / Maaike Flinkenflögel
ECTS credit points: 3 ECTS credits
84 hours
Contact (face to face): 57 hours
Self-study: 24 hours
Exam: 3 hours
Language: French
At the end of the module the student should be able to:
- Critically analyse key concepts of Sexual and Reproductive health and Rights within low and middle income settings
- Explain and present trends and patterns on a range of SRHR issues and analyse the multi-faceted factors driving them.
- Analyse Sexual and Reproductive Health issues from a rights-based and gender-based perspective
- Describe and analyze components of effective SRHR responses in the context of a health system in low and middle income countries;
Assessment Procedures:
A 3-hour open book examination using essay questions and case studies.
Students will be provided written feedback and if they fail they can participate in a re-sit.
Topics of the sessions include:
- Introduction to sexual and reproductive health and rights
- Contraception/ Family planning
- Maternal health
- HIV and STI
- Sex and sexuality
- Integration of gender
- Adolescents and sexual and reproductive health
- Gender based violence
- SRHR in fragile situations
- Promotion of safe abortion
- Monitoring, evaluation and learning in SRHR programs
- Integration of services
- Human resources for SRHR
Interactive lectures (30 hours), case studies (18 hours, role plays (4 hours), game (1 hour), debate (4 hours)
At least Bachelor level in health (i.e. medicine, nursing, etc.)

At least 3 years of prior working experience in LMIC
A good command of French verbally and written, shown through experience in curriculum vitae
Max number of students 25
Max. number of tropEd students 10
first come, first served
TropEd Students: € 1.760
Nuffic: Orange Knowledge Program (OKP)
tropEd accreditation:
Accredited in Rabat GA Metting, Feb 2020. This accreditation is valid until Feb 2025
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Date Of Record Creation: 2020-03-03 05:30:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Of Record Release: 2020-03-03 11:38:41 (W3C-DTF)
Date Record Checked: 2020-03-03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2023-01-04 11:07:17 (W3C-DTF)

Fifteen years of the tropEd Masters in International Health programme: what has it delivered? Results of an alumni survey of masters students in international health

L. Gerstel1, P. A. C. Zwanikken1, A. Hoffman2, C. Diederichs3, M. Borchert3 and B. Peterhans2

1 Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
3 Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charite – Universit€atsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany