Short Course in Health Policy and Ethics
1. Have a firm grasp of the basic principles and terminology of health policy, health systems and public health ethics. 2. Be familiar with common ethical frameworks used in public health, and the concept of health systems â€˜softwareâ€™. 3. Be able to apply principles of ethics to real-Â¬â€world problems of health policy and governance, and in health policy and systems research.
Major topics covered
This course focuses on introducing ethics and philosophy. Introducing health policy and systems in low and middle income countries. Normative ethicsâ€“health justice, rights, duties, bioethics principles. Health systems â€˜softwareâ€™. â€˜Big questionsâ€™ in health policy and ethics. Participant presentations and feedback.