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International Assistance for Global Health
Professor Gorik Ooms
LL.M Course 802 (cross-listed) | 1 credit hours
The purpose of this course is to help students to critically examine the practice of international assistance for global health, from a right to health perspective. The course will be divided in two parts. The first part will cover, in a descriptive manner, the practice of international assistance, including the difference between health development and medical relief, and the global AIDS response as an ad hoc paradigm. The second part will cover, in a more prescriptive manner, how the practice of international assistance for global health should evolve in the light of the right to health.
Strongly Recommended: Completion of coursework in the area of international human rights law.
This course will meet the following days during the Fall 2015 semester: 10/31, 11/1, 11/7, 11/8. Withdrawals are permitted up until the last class for this specific course. The take-home exam in this course may be administered mid-semester and the specific exam date will be provided by the professor after the add/drop period.