18 January 2017
Medicine and Human rights in Cross cultural perspective
The Medical Anthropology and Sociology winter school courses takes place annually in January. These short, intensive courses are designed to offer participants both an overview of and insight into the state of the art of medical anthropological research in three essential themes in health care.
Bregje de Kok
The courses are open to:
Health and health-related professionals
PhD students in social science
Master’s students in social science
To discuss the role of culture in the application of human rights in conflict and post-conflict situations around the world and among survivors in European countries like The Netherlands;
To discuss the health effects of various forms of abuses;
To gain better understanding of human rights issues of individual patients in the context of public health;
To understand the generic principles of prevention and practice in low and middle income countries;
To relate prevention and intervention to the perspectives and needs of survivors and victims;
To get insight into the obstacles to the implementation of human rights;
To explore personal views and attitudes in relation to the participants’ work.
Also 6 credits avalaible
EUR 1500: 3 credits
Participants enrolled in a full time master’s programme at a Dutch university will be registered as a ‘bijvakstudent’ and are legally exempt from paying extra tuition.
Lunch is not included.
EUR 1650: 6 credits