About the Program
The Research Program on Global Health and Human Rights serves as a forum for the University of Connecticut’s scholarly community interested in global health, human rights, and health inequities. This program is an integral part of the Human Rights Institute, seeking to understand human rights based approaches to health challenges.
To receive announcements about upcoming events of the Research Program on Global Health and Human Rights, please contact Sarah Willen, Associate Professor of Anthropology.
The Program is currently under the direction of Sarah Willen, Associate Professor of Anthropology.
This initiative attracts an interdisciplinary audience from the School of Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Anthropology, and the School of Medicine. The aim of this research group is to strengthen among health professionals and scholars a familiarity with international human rights standards and instruments to effect the health of individuals and populations.