Available courses for health workers in peace issues

MPW course 2: Medicine, health and human rights

Course level / degree:
Certificate
Related fields of medical peace work:
Human rights and International humanitarian law
Social justice and equal access to medicines and health services
Target groups:
Medical Students
Nursing students
Other health profession students
Physicians
Nurses
Other health professionals
Country:
@ online course
Institution:
European Medical Peace Work Partnership
Main Topics:
Basic introduction to international humanitarian law, human rights and the ethical codes that regulate the health professions.
Aim:
By the end of the course you will be able to recognise situations where health-related human rights are at risk of violation. You should also be able to grasp the idea that health workers have a responsibility to promote and defend the right to health.
Requirements:
no
Open to external students or non members:
Yes
Elective or obligatory:
Elective
Fee:
no
Duration:
Approximately 6 hours
Contact hours:
Credits:
Teaching Methodologies:
textbook lessons, problem-based e-learning cases, test questions (Multiple Choice and Multiple Answers)
Website:
www.medicalpeacework.org
Contact Details:
email: postmaster@medicalpeacework.org
Language:
English
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