Two day training - Health Workers as Human Rights Actors

For a two day training on health workers as human rights actors the following programme is suggested:

 

DAY ONE

 

60 minutes

Welcome & Introduction

Keeping all the Balls in the Air

Introduction participants

Introduction programme


15-30 min

Coffee/tea

 

90 minutes

 

Session 1

One Big Family

A role play about the relationship between health and human rights

OR

Dual Loyalty and Human Rights

A role play about human rights in health worker practice


1 hour

Lunch

 

120 minutes

Session 2

Stepping into the Right to Health 

A human rights board game and the basics of the right to health

Human Rights Tools

Looking at how human rights can be used to address health issues


15-30 min

Coffee/Tea

 

60-90 minutes

Session 3

Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve

Answering questions on the role of health workers in human rights issues

Spheres of Influence

 Circles on the floor to clarify how human rights influence healthcare

 

 

DAY TWO

 

90 minutes

Session 4

Steps for Change – Introduction

Analyzing a health care system problem as a human rights issue


15-30 min

Coffee/tea

 

60 minutes

 

Session 5

Mind Your Step

A decision-making game on human rights issues in health worker practice


1 hour

Lunch

 

120 minutes

Session 6

Steps for Change – Participants’ analysis

Applying the steps to a selected healthcare system problem


15-30 min

Coffee/Tea

 

60 minutes

Session 7

Steps for Change – Outcome

Sharing the outcome of the previous session

  • To gain basic background knowledge on human rights and the right to health
  • To learn different ways in which health workers can influence human rights issues
  • To become aware of their personal standpoint towards the role of health workers
  • To understand how problems within a healthcare system can be framed as human rights issues
  • To analyse a problem from their own healthcare system as a human rights issue and develop a plan for action
  • To gain basic background knowledge on human rights and the right to health
  • To learn different ways in which health workers can influence human rights issues
  • To become aware of their personal standpoint towards the role of health workers
  • To understand how problems within a healthcare system can be framed as human rights issues
  • To analyse a problem from their own healthcare system as a human rights issue and develop a plan for action

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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

Thank you very much for the very information and practical materials available. Was introduced tot he site through the ESCR-net group in regards to the training.

I am from the Pacific and will try with all effort to get some supp ..... read more

Vani Dulaki - Fiji - Sep 2011