Law & Public Health Practice

  • Master's Program International Health & Social Management
Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung
  • IHCM3LAW3103
Niveau der Lehrveranstaltung laut Lehrplan
  • Master
Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird
  • 3
Anzahl der zugewiesenen ECTS-Credits
  • 5.0
Name des/der Vortragenden
  • Dr. Fahy Nick, CPsychol
  • Dr. Shaw Sara, BA MSc PhD
  • FH-Prof. Dr. Frischhut Markus, LL.M.
  • Professor Santuari Alceste, Ph.D.
Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung
  • Students are aware of sensitive issues at the interface of EU law and ethics, especially with regard to new technologies, as well as with regard to communicable diseases (and different conflicting interests). Students are able to contrast different forms of assisted reproductive technologies (ART), including surrogacy, from patient mobility rules.
    Students will also be aware of the legal framework concerning patient mobility within the EU and of some legal forms whereby health care services can be delivered.
Art der Veranstaltung
  • face-to-face
Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan
  • none
  • - Short repetition of EU law (competences, internal market, human rights, human dignity, etc.)
    - Assisted reproductive technologies (ART), including surrogacy
    - Stem cell patentability
    - Communicable diseases
    - Knowledge into action I: the role of evidence in policy
    - Knowledge into action II: the role of people, networks and interests in policy
    - Micro-level decision-making: the case of rationing in the UK NHS
    - The case of technology adoption
    - Focus on the Public-Private Partnerships framework as one of the legal tools to provide services of general interest
    - Analysis of nonprofit organizations in the EU and US legal context
    - Analysis of EU law and of some of the ECJ decisions
empfohlene Fachliteratur
  • Cairney, P. & Oliver, K., 2017. Evidence-based policymaking is not like evidence-based medicine, so how far should you go to bridge the divide between evidence and policy? Health Research Policy and Systems, 15(1), p.35. Available at:

    Walt, G. (1994) Power and the policy process. In Gill Walt, Health Plicy: An Introduction to Process and power. People, governments and international agencies - who drives policy and how it is made, chapter 3 (pps 35-52)

    Russell et al (2011) "No decisions about us without us"? Individual healthcare rationing in a fiscal ice age. British Medical Journal, 342:d3279 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d3279

    Greenhalgh et al. Video outpatient consultations: a case study of real-world implementation at
    macro, meso and micro level. British Medical Journal, in press.

    Jens K. Roehrich, Michael A. Lewis, Gerard George, "Are public-private partnerships a healthy option? A systematic literature review", Social Science & Medicine 113 (2014) pp. 110-119

    Jome KS, Anis Chowdhury, Krishnan Sharma, Daniel Platz, "Public-Private Partnerships and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Fit for purpose?", in DESA Working Paper No. 148, February 2016 (BOTH ARTICLES ARE UPLOADED ON SAKAI)

    The provision of health care services to migrants in times of welfare crisis: a new role for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)? The case of the Italian health and legal system, in RDSS, 4-2017 (THE ARTICLE IS UPLOADED ON SAKAI)

    (with André den Exter e Tomislav Sokol), One Year after the EU Patient Mobility Directive: A Three-Country Analysis, in European Law Review, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 279-293. M. Friscchut, N. Fahy, Patient Mobility in Times of Austerity: A Legal and
    Policy Analysis of the Petru Case, in European Journal of health law 23 (2016) 36-60 (BOTH ARTICLES ARE UPLOADED ON SAKAI)
Lehr- und Lernformen
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
  • English