Event Date/Time: Jun 21, 2004
End Date/Time: Jun 24, 2004
Presented in Collaboration with:
The François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
The Boston University School of Public Health, Health Law Department.
This rigorous 4-day program helps a wide range of professionals acquire the skills and background knowledge they need to successfully incorporate a human rights framework into their daily activities. Participants will acquire a basic understanding of both the history and present status of international human rights and international humanitarian laws as they apply to public health practice. The faculty will show participants how to:
• analyze the human rights dimensions of public health policies and programs
• access international mechanisms and procedures to further human rights of persons whose health status is threatened
Continuing Education Credit
The Harvard School of Public Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Center for Continuing Professional Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.
*Scholarships available! To apply, please indicate so on the registration form below.
Scholarships for tuition may be available for those individuals who would not be able to attend without financial assistance. Please complete the program registration form and attach a brief letter explaining your need for assistance. We are unable to provide assistance for travel or lodging. The deadline for scholarship submission is April 16, 2004. We will notify you as soon as possible of the Scholarship Committee’s decision on your application.
Course fee includes:
• comprehensive take-home reference manual
• comprehensive take home reader
• course materials
• lunches and refreshment breaks
• Harvard certificate of attendance