264.6 sec. 001 - Health and Human Rights (Fall 2023)
Instructor: Rohini Haar (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Eric Stover (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
TuTh 2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Law 115
From August 22, 2023
To November 30, 2023
Course End: November 30, 2023
Class Number: 31609
Enroll Limit: 12
As of: 09/23 11:57 PM
This course will explore how international human rights and humanitarian laws and norms impact public health, both in times of peace and in conflict. We will examine a wide range of topics including the role of health and legal professionals in documenting the health consequences of war crimes and human rights abuses; treating survivors of torture and sexual violence; addressing the special health and human rights concerns of vulnerable groups, including children, human trafficking survivors, and prisoners; and resolving conflicts between civil liberties and public health policies during epidemics. We will also examine the role of international humanitarian organizations in armed conflict, and health and human rights impacts of climate change and COVID-19 related human rights policies.
The course is offered through the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and School of Law.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest
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