Course: Ethical Issues in Public Health

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Session Topic Activites

1

Ethics: Theory and Practice

Case: Community Health Education in Niger

2

Public Health Ethics

Case: 3 x 5 Problem

3

Social Justice and the Right to Health Care

Case: State MCHP Policy

4

Autonomy, Civil Liberties, and Public Health

Case: Obesity and "Fat Taxes"

Case Description for Final Project Due

5

Influenza Group Project

Case: Ethics and the Allocation of a Scarce Influenza Vaccine

6

The Ethics of Measuring Health

Case: The Use of Cost-Effectiveness in Priority Setting

Influenza Group Project Due

7

Poverty, Power, and Health Inequalities (PART I)

Case: Priority Setting and the Global Burden of Disease

8

Poverty, Power, and Health Inequalities (PART II)

Case: Reducing the Burden of Infant Mortality