Fri, Dec 18, 2009: Public Health as a Social Justice Issue and the Legitimacy of the Human Rights Framework

Professor Paul Hamel, Director of the Health Studies program at the University
of Toronto will discuss the demands which a comprehensive approach to
public health, and health as a public good, places on the existing human
rights framework. He will review its adequacy and consider criticisms and
improvements with reference to strong and demanding norms of social

When: Friday, December 18, 2009, from 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: University College, Room 177, 15 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto

The event is organized by Science for Peace and Health Studies Program, University of Toronto.