Physicians and Human Rights

MED
242
Instructors
Laws, A. (PI)
Section Number
1
Weekly lectures on how human rights violations affect health. Topics include: regional conflict and health, the health status of refugees and internally displaced persons; child labor; trafficking in women and children; HIV/AIDS; torture; poverty, the environment and health; access to clean water; domestic violence and sexual assault; and international availability of drugs. Guest speakers from national and international NGOs including Doctors Without Borders; McMaster University Institute for Peace Studies; UC Berkeley Human Rights Center; Kiva.
Grading
Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Units
1
Graduate
Course Tags
Contemporary Issues
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Monday
Start Time
12:15 PM
End Time
1:15 PM
Location
Li Ka Shing Center, room 102