Steps for Change - Human rights action by health workers

This session is based on the IFHHRO publication Steps for Change: A human rights action guide for health workers, and is meant as an introduction to the Guide. The example used in this session plan has been taken from the Guide but can be replaced to fit the local context.

  • To understand how problems within a healthcare system can be framed as human rights issues
  • To become aware of different ways in which health workers can play a role in addressing human rights issues in the healthcare system

Health workers interested in taking human rights action

90 minutes

Users feedback

Very helpful for young trainers

The training manual is very helpful for young trainers. Planning a training session becomes an easy task through it, and the content is very rich and well structured .
We used some activities for the first time in a 3 days training  ..... read more

Sana Sboui and Mayssa Rekhis - Tunesia  - Apr 2012

Very useful

One Big family, Health as a Human Right, Domestic Vioelence and Everyday stories are the most useful session plans for me.  The first two are useful because Right to Health is a relatively new concept in my country.  The latter ..... read more

unknown - Asia - Sep 2011

practical materials

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Vani Dulaki - Fiji - Sep 2011