The Global Health Program at the University of Chile invites you to participate in the Course of Social Justice and Public Health in Chile on Santiago, Chile from June 25 to July 7, 2012.

Combining classroom instruction with visits to grassroots or-ganizations, clinics and social justice historical sites, this 2-week intensive course will introduce undergraduate and gradu-ate students to the basics of global public health and social justice from a Chilean perspective.

Students will have the opportunity to learn from Chilean and American faculty about current issues in health and equity, and learn the skills to advocate for social justice and human rights in health.

Topics will include:

  • Public health in Chile
  • Health of indigenous peoples
  • Globalization, international trade, corporations and health
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health and human rights
  • Public policy and social protection
  • Gender and health
  • Environmental health
  • Worker’s rights and occupational health
  • Social movements and advocacy

For information or registration contact:

Emily Seiter
Registration and deposti due by March 31, 2012