PHIL 344: Ethical Issues in Global Health

PHIL 344-001: Ethical Issues Global Health
(Fall 2017)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR

Founder's Hall 467

Section Information for Fall 2017

  • Can be used to fulfill the requirement for one course in ethics and social and political  philosophy for the Philosophy major 
  • A required course for the Global Health Fellows Program

A core course for the Global Health Fellows program, which is designed for students interested in justice, human rights, solidarity, and other ethical ideals at stake in global health and in efforts to address global health concerns, especially global health inequities. Students will examine ethical theories, concepts and ideals and explore how these help us to understand, analyze, and respond to specific issues in global health, including: the health effects of disaster, war and civil strife; ethical concerns confronted by humanitarian health organizations; the impact on health of global economic policies; ethical issues raised by efforts to manage infectious diseases; global food justice.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

This course will consider ethical questions that arise in global health policy, practice and research. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or higher.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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