Applying the Rights Based Approach in Achieving Health Related SDGs

Kliniken & Institute … Institute Heidelberger Institut… Teaching Short Courses Short Courses in… Applying the Rights…

August 10 - August 14, 2020

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  • Tuition Fees: General Admission €750, tropEd €500
  • 1-week course equals 60 hrs of student investment time (30 hrs of lectures, 15 hrs of group work and presentations and 15 hrs self-directed learning), TropEd students can earn 2 ECTS points
  • Open to: tropEd students, public health professionals and other health professionals

Entry Requirements

This Course is held in English. Course participants should have excellent command/high level of proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. 

Content Overview

This course covers the theoretical framework and general concepts and principles of human rights, their relationship to and impact within the health sector. It looks at the rights based approach in achieving the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to “leave no one behind” with particular emphasis on health related SDGs. The course will use country case studies about integration of a human rights based approach into health policies, strategies, programming, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation, with relation to indicators of health related SDGs. Policy briefs for advocating application of human rights principles in the health sector will be addressed and the roles of state and non-state actors in terms of rights- holders and duty-bearers examined.

Course Topics

  • SDGs
  • Human Rights
  • Health Policy and Practise

Learning Objectives

By the end of the Course participants should be able to:

  • Critically appraise the importance of the rights based approach in achieving the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to “leave no one behind,” focusing on health related SDGs.
  • Debate key international, national and regional mechanisms designed to protect and promote human rights within the health sector.
  • Design strategies to advocate for and monitor the application of human rights principles in the health sector to achieve health related SDGs.

Schedule & Certification

Most of the short courses require full-time attendance from Mondays to Fridays, 9am - 5 pm. On Fridays courses generally finish around noon If not stated otherwise, all classes and activities will also run on public holidays.

Students and course participants must attend full-time and successfully complete all the assessment components in order to receive a certificate of attendance or a grade report from Heidelberg University. tropEd students will be able to credit short courses towards the Master's programme at their home institution.

Course Fee

  • General Admittance: € 750.-
  • tropEd students: € 500.-

Included in the course fee is a non-refundable registration fee of € 200.-
Please register as soon as possible as the number of participants is limited.
Unfortunately, no Scholarships are available.
If the participant withdraws from the course

  • less than 6 weeks prior: 25 % of the course fee will be charged.
  • less than 4 weeks prior: 50 % of the course fee will be charged.
  • less than 2 weeks prior: the whole course fee will be charged.

The tuition fee does not include accommodation, insurance or other personal living costs during the stay.

 

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Contact

For any questions please contact our short course programme team:

Anne-Kathrin Fabricius, M.A.
Short Course Programme Manager
Tel: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 46 48
anne-kathrin.fabricius(at)uni-heidelberg.de

Hannah Bannasch, M.A.
Short Course Programme Assistant
Tel: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 71 98
assistants.sc(at)uni-heidelberg.de

Course Coordinator

Huzeifa Bodal,
German International Cooperation (GIZ)
Dr. Florian Neuhann,
Heidelberg Institute of Global Health,
Heidelberg University