École d’affaires publiques, Master in Public Affairs
Teachers : Louis-Charles VIOSSAT (High civil servant, social affairs). Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : A short written policy paper (4-5 pages in Calibri 12pt interline 1.5) on a global health issue (for instance, should the World Bank set up a dedicated fund on Ebola ?), taking the viewpoint of a speciﬁc stakeholder in a particular policy situation (for instance, the staff of a development minister going to the Board of the World Bank on Ebola in West Africa). The topic is to be agreed upon between end September and mid-October and the policy paper is due before December 2. The paper may be collectively written by a group of 2 max. 60%. A 30' questionnaire (10-15 questions), delivered in October, on the themes covered by the course. 30%. Their participation during the class. 10%. Course Description : This course will provide an overview of and an introduction to health from a global perspective, with a focus on emerging countries. Following an introduction into contemporary achievements and challenges in global health, each session will be dedicated to a speciﬁc issue of global health. The themes that will be covered include the ﬁght against HIV/AIDS and malaria as well as pandemic preparedness, the links between development, development aid and health. It will also cover the new global health architecture, the birth of health diplomacy, the challenges of health systems reform, climate change and health, health industrial strategies, and eventually the new dimensions of humanitarian and disaster health, and women's and child health. The teaching methodology will combine lectures as well as presentations by guest speakers on key global health issues. Required reading : Richard Skolnik, Global Health 101. Second edition. Chapter 1 (principles and goals of global health) and chapter 2 (health determinants, measurements and trends) ; Global Health, edited by Brian Nicholson, Judy McKimm and Ann K. Allen, Chapter 9 (Communicable diseases) ; UNGA, Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS : On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030, June 2016.
HEALTH LAW & REGULATION
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Florian KASTLER (Assistant professor and researcher, Université Paris Descartes), Mélanie SAMSON (Capacity Building Specialist, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)). Prerequisite : No prior background knowledge in global public health related matters is required. However, interest in international relations and global governance is necessary. Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : -1 policy memo : 20% -1 Blog Post : 20% -1 essay : 50% -Participation : 10% Workload : Class participation being part of the assessment, assigned readings must be completed before each class. Pedagogical method : The teaching methodology will combine lectures, case studies, and a simulation on the use of the International Health Regulations in the context of a global epidemic outbreak. Course Description : Normative approaches are at the heart of current global health governance. This course will provide an overview of the role of international law and institutions in global public health. Following an introduction into contemporary challenges in global health governance and to the role of law in this context, each session will be dedicated to a speciﬁc issue of global health law. The themes that will be covered include the normative role of the World Health Organization and the competing norm-making activities of other global actors, global health law instruments and policies such as non-communicable diseases, access to medicines, global health security, as well as human rights and the migration of health workers. The teaching methodology will combine lectures, case studies, and a simulation on the use of the International Health Regulations in the context of a global epidemic outbreak. Required reading : Gostin (Lawrence), Taylor (Allyn), "Gl