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Teaching Human Rights in Graduate Health Education

This chapter outlines the state of human rights education in schools of public health, medicine, and nursing and provides a framework for discussions on future development of health and human rights curricula in graduate-level health education. Included here are a review of the need for human rights education in schools for health professionals, the relationship between human rights and bioethics, a profile of current instructors, a summary of content and methodology of present human rights educational initiatives, and considerations for discussions among Health and Human Rights Curriculum Project participants.