LAW7592 - Health and Human Rights

LAW7592 - Health and Human Rights

Course Number: 

7592

Type: 

Seminar

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course will explore ways in which human health and well-being are interrelated with human rights. It will study and assess the basic components of governmental obligations related to health under international human rights law. In addition, the course will consider the human rights dimensions of a variety of public health issues, and it will identify the ways in which a human rights approach can be used as an advocacy tool to improve the policies that shape the public's health.