This seminar introduces students to the field of health and human rights. It examines how to advocate for and implement public health strategies using a human rights framework. It takes note of current international and domestic debates about the utility of a human rights-based approach; to health, discusses methods and ethics of health-related human rights research, and examines case studies of human rights investigations to explore the role of human rights analysis in promoting public health.
Prerequisites: must have taken at least one course in human rights or international law.
Link to Vergil Note: only courses offered during the two previous semesters have active Vergil links.