Health and Human Rights
This course explores the many ways in which human health and well-being are related to human rights. Human rights area field of international law which includes major treaties, treaty bodies, and adjudicatory mechanisms. In this course we will specifically review the ways in which human rights instruments and jurisprudence have addressed health and issues related to health. Students will also study a wide range of substantive public health issues that have a human rights dimension. The course will also consider the ways that human rights are used as advocacy tools to improve the structural environment that shapes the public's health.
- Date: Tuesday 5:30-8:30PM
- Location: UCHC
- Catalog number-Section number: 7592-10
- Course Type: Seminar
- Prerequisites: None
- Credits (min/max): 3/3
- Notes: This class meets at the UCHC in Farmington, in Room N. N is one floor up from the academic entrance to the health center. Enter Health Center doors, go up the stairways (visible in lobby), walk forward to hallway that rings the outside of the building, turn left and continue down the hall, 20 yards or so. Lettered rooms will be on your right and left, N will be on your left.
- Enrollment status: Open
- Current enrollment/capacity: 8/10
- Reserve population/capacity: 0/0
- Waitlist enrollment/capacity: 0/50
- Grade basis: Graded
- Satisifies Writing Requirement: No
- Exam type: NO EXAM