Health and Human Rights

1st to 12th June 2015, Heidelberg, Germany

© Akademie für Globale Gesundheit und Entwicklung

This course of study covers the general concepts and principles of human rights, their relationship to, and impact within the health sector. The course will use case studies from numerous countries, with a focus on low and middle-income countries, and the experiences of those within the course, to examine the vital role of human rights within the health sector.

Participants will have the opportunity to practice incorporating human rights into policies, strategies, monitoring and evaluation. Detailed information on the course as well as valuable pre arrival information is available on the website of the Institute for Public Health.General Information

Date / Time: 01st to 12th June 2015, 09:00–17:00

Organizer and Venue: Institut für Public-Health, Heidelberg, Germany

Target Group and Prerequisites: Eligible are public health professionals, policy makers, paramedical staff, project managers, social scientists, tropEd students and others. Some experience in human rights and health systems development are helpful. The course is held in English. Fluency in English (Reading, Speaking, Writing) is required.

Course Fee:
General admittance: EUR 1,500,-
tropEd students: EUR 1,000,-
The tuition fee covers coursework and printed materials and a bi-weekly pass for the Heidelberg public transportation system, but does not include accommodation, insurance or other personal living costs during the stay.

Contact Registration:
To register for the course, please send the filled in and signed registration form  by post, fax or e-mail to:

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Short Courses in International Health
Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Fax: 0049 – (0) 62 21 – 56 49 18

Dr. Pauline Grys is ready to answer your questions concerning this course.
Please call 0049 – (0)6221 – 565048.

Tip: More up to date educational events dealing with healthcare can be found online on the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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