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Course Name Human Rights, Globalization and Health Law
Course Code LAWH 6867
Course Credits 3.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Pre-requisite: For students outside of the specialization: LAW 6860P: The Canadian Health Care System: Legal Frameworks or an equivalent course. Anti-requisite: LAW 6867 - Human Rights, Globalization and Health Law
Course Description

The intersection between human rights and disability is an area of health law that is expanding exponentially as globalization progresses. The purpose of this course is to introduce a human rights framework to the concept of disability from both domestic and international perspectives. The course looks at the basic concepts of human rights in the global setting. It then covers the following topics: institutional mechanisms for connecting health and law; globalization and health; health and disability from an international perspective; and health and disability from a domestic perspective. The course concludes by reviewing international agreements related to health.

Upcoming Offerings

Fall 2019

Fall 2021

Specialization Health Law
Status Elective
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 4h Substantive; 5h Professionalism Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

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