Ethics in Global Health Practice
- 2nd term
- Online Programs for Applied Learning
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
Equips students to identify and analyze critical ethical issues in global health practice. It provides a forum for discussion of and deliberation about these issues, enabling students to explore a range of possible solutions. Students will practice using central concepts and frameworks of public health ethics to consider systematically the responsibilities of public health professionals in real-world global health cases.
- Learning Objectives:
- Identify critical ethical issues in the practice of public health (including research) in developing countries
- Apply selected conceptual resources to elucidate key ethical concepts operating in case examples of public heath practice
- Consider systematically the ethical responsibilities of actors with decision-making authority over the practice of public health in developing countries
- Analyze case examples that call for the application of key ethical concepts to developing-country contexts
- Methods of Assessment:
Participation includes LiveTalk attendance, Introductory VoiceThread participation, Discussion Forum participation, and viewing lectures.
Discussion Aid (15%)
Each student will be responsible for submitting a discussion aid for a case example and initiating a discussion on that case using the Discussion Forum.
Each student must submit a final paper assignment
- Enrollment Restriction:
Only MAS students
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required