Utrecht, Netherlands

Global Health Ethics & Equity

when 11 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 EC
fee EUR 595

The summer course will focus on urgent topics in global health ethics and equity. With an enthusiastic team of experts from all over the world, we will discuss the major challenges to health equity in the world at this moment as well as potential solutions. This course is a collaboration between the University Medical Center Utrecht and the Royal Tropical Institute.

The summer course will focus on urgent topics in global health ethics and equity. With an enthusiastic team of experts from all over the world, we will discuss the major challenges to health equity in the world at this moment as well as potential solutions. This course is a collaboration between the University Medical Center Utrecht and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT).

Course leader

Dr. Rieke van der Graaf & Dr. Joyce Browne

Target group

This course is open to all with an interest in global health and health equity:

Master’s level students (Medical/global health/public health/biomedical sciences/Philosophy/Bioethics/Applied Ethics/Sociology)
Medical doctors, bioethicists, (political) philosophers, sociologists
(PhD) researchers
Policy makers

Course aim

Guest lecturers will provide interactive sessions, alternated by small group work, to address the following learning objectives:

To understand the key challenges in global health ethics and equity;
To discuss strategies to address the key challenges;
To argue for a position in health equity debates.
The full program with overview of faculty will be available Spring 2021.

Fee info

EUR 595: Course + course materials + lunch
EUR 200: Housing fee (optional)