2017-2018 Catalog

UEP 249 Public Health and Human Rights: Global and Local Practices

This course explores core concepts in global public health the development of human rights instruments and mechanisms and the intersecting of these fields in global public health and human rights advocacy. Specifically we will review public health analysis to human rights problems and vice versa examining how a rights-based approach to health can inform more critical and more productive approaches to issues such as gender-based violence HIV/AIDS and other sexual and reproductive health concerns. Finally this course examines how global public health issues have generated dramatically different responses across and within regions countries and communities and launched myriad human rights movements at the international and local levels.


4 units

Cross Listed Courses

DWA 249