One Day Training - Health and Human Rights

Suggestion for an introductory one day training on health and human rights (downloadable version below).


60-90 minutes

Welcome & Introduction

Puzzling with Human Rights

Introduction participants

Introduction programme


15-30 minutes



60-90 minutes


Session 1

Stepping into Human Rights

An introductory board game


1 hour



90 minutes

Session 2

Human Rights Tools

Health as a Human Right – The Basics

Introduction to the right to health through questions and answers


15-30 minutes



90 minutes

Session 3

Would’ve Could’ve Should’ve

The role of health workers in human rights issues


  • To gain basic knowledge on human rights
  • To gain perspective on practical ways in which the human rights approach can be used to address health issues
  • To become familiar with the scope and content of health as a human right
  • To understand the roles health workers (can) play in relation to health related human rights

Health workers with an interest in human rights and limited to no knowledge about health related human rights

360 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

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