Education concerning human rights is vital to a society in that its citizenry can self-advocate in the face of state violations.

Professors George Annas and Michael Grodin teach courses that extensively explore this and other pertinent topics.

health-and-human-rights-course-syallabus (.docx)

human-rights-education (.ppt)

Other education and services

Public Health Related Sources:

American Public Health Association

Comprehensive website with information on public health programs and organizations, as well as a searchable database for documents, publications and related links.

American Journal of Public Health

Allows you to access the journal archives and read the current issue.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

Provides extensive information on health and medicine, research material, news updates, as well as links to other sites.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Provides news releases, policy updates, and information on current projects pertaining to public health and the environment.

Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University

Provides information on public health education, news updates and events, programs on humanitarian related issues, archives, and publications.

Office of Public Health and Science

Contains a directory of offices and organizations, as well as related links.

Public Health Foundation

A non-governmental organization that works to improve public health infrastructure at the federal, state and local level. Includes reports, news, information on projects, and a list of sources and related links.

International Public Health Watch

A component of the WWW Virtual Library: Public Health. Includes: news items, an archive, grassroots organizations, NGOs, WHO, environmental and science programs and the World Bank, as well as links to other sites.

National Institutes of Health Library

Extensive online library for health related topics, allows you to access full-text journals, books and search databases. Includes links to other websites.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum

A national advocacy organization for the promotion of health policy and research of Asia and Pacific Islander Americans. Includes state and national policy updates, programs, publications, and a comprehensive guide to other health links.

AIDSinfo (Department of Health and Human Services)

A resource for patients and families of HIV/AIDS victims. Provides up-to-date information on new clinical research and treatments, as well as the prevention of HIV/AIDS.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Comprehensive resource for information on bioethics, offers publications and links to other sites.

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