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Call for Application for HEaL Institute’s Short-Duration Intensive Training Program of in Public Health Ethics to be held at Tata Institute of Social Sciences during April 14-17, 2020

Health, Ethics, and Law (HEaL) Institute for Training, Research and Advocacy; and Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES), Mumbai.

We with our co-hosts – Center for Ethics, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) (CFE-YU), Mangalore; Centre for Public Health, School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (CPH-TISS), Mumbai; Center for Policy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (CPS-IITB), Mumbai and ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR-NIE), Chennai – are pleased to announce the second short duration intensive training program in public health ethics (PHE) to be held from April 14 to 17, 2020, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Chembur, in Mumbai.

We are now accepting applications for the same.

Important dates: Closing date for receipt of application forms: Sunday, March 1, 2020 Selection notification to applicants: Wed, March 11, 2020 Training program: Tuesday-Friday, April 14-17, 2020

About the course: Public health ethics as a field encompasses ethical issues relating to any societal activity involved in public health; and ethics discourse, frameworks, and principles which help to respond to these ethical issues by taking into consideration the social, scientific and moral context of the decisions. To make the program applicable to your professional life, the course includes public health ethics case studies presented in the Indian context. These are complemented by those from other contexts relevant to the course content. These studies serve as one of the key resources for the course.

The course aims to equip course participants with knowledge and skills in public health ethics. Upon completion of the course, They the participants would serve as significant human resource to take the learnings to their own ecosystems and facilitate knowledge transfer in public health ethics in their organizations and peer networks.

This ethics training would help to develop an ability to use a moral judgment. This training is aimed at enabling public health students and researchers; and public health practitioners to apply public health ethics frameworks and principles to reason out new, difficult, or ambiguous cases/situations/scenarios towards resolving the issue at hand in morally discerning ways.

Please find enclosed the program brochure and flyer for your ready reference. Watch out the space on FMES’s HEaL Institute website (https://fmesinstitute.org/) for updates such as faculty. We look forward to have you at the seminar.

For any further questions or clarification, please write to us on [email protected] or call on Mob.: 7506265856

Dr Manickam P, Scientist E, ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai; Prof Mathew George, Center for Public Health, TISS, Mumbai; Prof Dr Shisir Jha, Director, Center for Policy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai Dr Sunita Sheel, Director, HEaL Institute, Mumbai Prof Vina Vasvani, Center for Ethics, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangalore

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