[Not offered in 2014]
|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)|
This subject explores the inter-relationship between human rights and health. The subject has applicability for both health providers in both developing and developed settings. It will focus on the following areas: Human rights history and origins; Key human rights framework documents; The relationship between human rights and ethics; Ethical conduct by health workers; Human rights infringements and the role of health workers; Working with marginalised and subordinated populations, taboo issues and stigmatised conditions; Human rights and health in situations of social instability and conflict; Human rights as a core element of evidence-based practice; Health and human rights as a research priority; Human rights for preparation and improvement in practice; Human rights as a core qualification for working in international health.
|Prerequisites:||A PRIOR QUALIFICATION IN HEALTH, EDUCATION OR SOCIAL SCIENCES AT LEAST AT THE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL|
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