Announcement: ISHHR training and conference, October 2011

conferenceFrom 6 to 9 October 2011, ISHHR will organize its 9th Capacity Building Workshops and Conference in Health and Human Rights in Tbilisi, Georgia. 
The International Society for Health and Human Rights (ISHHR) is an association for health workers engaged in work with individuals and communities affected by human rights violations, torture and trauma. ISHHR aims to gather knowledge about the effects of human rights violations on health, exchange experiences and information about treatment, psychological and social care, and contribute to the development of interventions both on individuals and at a community level. 
In October 2011, ISHHR will bring together professionals and people affected by trauma and human rights abuses from all over the world for a major conference to combat these effects. Two days have been set aside for capacity-building and training workshops, focusing on the acquisition of new skills and techniques in healing, from around the world. After the workshops, the two-day scientific programme for the conference will be dedicated to the presentation of keynote and submitted papers, alongside topics supporting the priorities identified for the training and capacity-building workshops that will be held prior to the conference.

Registrations will open in November 2010. More information about the workshops and the conference programme can be found on the conference webpage

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