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ATHENS - MP05 - Health And Medicine In Europe - Social, Political, And Ethical Issues at National and European Levels

Sigle: MP9824, ECTS: 2

Objectifs du cours

The domain of health and medicine is currently confronting a series of transformations: the increasing entanglement between biological sciences and medical practice; the emergence of new actors (patient organizations, health safety agencies) who actively intervene into biomedical activities and health issues; the development of ethical concerns on medical experimentation and research protocols.
The course aims at providing an understanding of these transformations, with a particular focus on their social and political relevance both at national and European levels.


No prerequisite is requested, except an interest in biology and/or medicine.
Minimum year of study : 3rd year
Minimum level of English : Good
Minimum level of French : Poor

Modalités d'évaluation

Exam will consist of a dissertation. It can be taken either in English or in French.

Modalités pédagogiques

Monday :

  • Morning : “Microbes and Men” : What is Biomedicine? (Vololona Rabeharisoa)
  • Afternoon : Practicing Biomedicine (Véronique Stoven)
Tuesday :
  • Morning : Patients’ Participation in Biomedical Activities (Vololona Rabeharisoa)
  • Afternoon : Visit to Généthon and I-Stem laboratory (to be confirmed) (Vololona Rabeharisoa)
Wednesday :
  • Morning : Mapping and Analyzing Patient Organizations (Vololona Rabeharisoa)
  • Afternoon  : Ethics of Biomedical Practices: Examples from The Netherlands (Dick Willem, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Thursday :
  • Morning : European Research Policy in Biomedicine (Joao Arriscado Nunes, University of Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Afternoon : Students are invited to prepare their dossiers for the final exam
Friday  :
  • Exam (format to be announced)

Equipe pédagogique


Chargé(s) d'enseignement

Sigle MP9824
Année 2ème & 3ème année
Niveau Graduate 1st year, Graduate 2nd year
Crédits ECTS 2
Coefficient 2
Nb. d'heures 37
Nb. de séances 30
Type de cours Descriptifs complémentaires
Semestre 4, 6
Période Printemps
  • Sciences économiques et sociales
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20 Jun 2017 11:18 par julien