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|Offered at:||(B, X, CBD)|
|Unit chair:||A Taket (B)|
HSH701 or HSH703 or HSW701. Corequisite units can also be studied prior to taking this unit.
|Contact hours:||6 x all day workshops|
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit aims to develop understandings about health equity and human rights as a coherent frame of action to tackle inequities and to improve health and wellbeing, and to develop a working knowledge of practical approaches for public health and health system actions to address health inequities and rights violations, and to promote social justice. Topics to be addressed in this unit include: health equity debates; conventions and legal frameworks for human rights; strategies of public health, primary health care and health promotion to promote equity and rights, and specific issues such as diversity and difference, mental health and human rights, children's rights and health equity, asylum and refugee health, and HIV/AIDS.
Written assignment 1 (2000 words) 30%; presentation (10%), written assignment 2 (3000 words) 60%
Taket, A (2012) Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights. Abingdon: Routledge
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.