Ethics of Public Health Practice in Developing Countries
- 4th term
- International Health
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2020 - 2021
- Instruction Method:
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses. No prerequisites.
Students who want to learn about ethical concepts and apply them to real-world public health issues are likely to appreciate this course.
Provides a forum for discussion and deliberation about ethical issues in the practice of public health (including the conduct of research) in developing countries. Equips students to identify and analyze critical ethical issues and to consider systematically the ethical responsibilities of all parties involved.
- 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:
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 20% Participation
- 15% Discussion
- 65% Final Paper
- Enrollment Restriction:
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required