340.683.01 HUMAN RIGHTS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTITIONERS
- Len Rubenstein
Considers human rights as a tool, an analytical framework, and a source of ethical guidance in public health practice. Reviews basic concepts in human rights and examines how human rights can contribute to the work of public health practitioners in a variety of roles. These include analysis of public health problems, design of programs, the setting of public health policy, decision-making in day to day practice, research on human rights and public health. Also considers a human rights standard for ethical practice in public health and the linkages between public health practice and the work of human rights organizations in advancing human rights in health.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify the interrelationships between modern concepts of public health and international human rights,
Discuss the impact of health policies, programs, and practices on human rights,
Discuss the health impacts resulting from violations of human rights
- Friday 1:30 - 3:20