Few months ago, the HDCA members were invited to participate in a webinar on the Right to Science promoted by […]
This thematic group is a network of social scientists, physicians, public health practitioners, and philosophers interested in health and disability issues from a capability perspective. Through the past several conferences on the capability approach and now through our growing network of participants worldwide, group participants have begun to examine a number of issues at the nexus of health, disability and capability including, but not exclusive to, questions of social justice; resource allocation; HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral therapy; reproductive health; impairment, disability and special needs; health system financing and access; capabilities and functionings; responsibility; disability and poverty; aging; disability and income conversion; genetics; gender disparities and health; social determinants of health; and micro-credit participation and health.
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Do you teach about human development and capabilities? In 2020-21, we are organising a series of online workshops to bring […]
Graduate Workshop Series Following requests from graduate HDCA members we are planning to launch a series of writing workshops to […]
by Paul Anand Fellow, Human Development & Capability Association Oxford, UK The global crisis caused by COVID 19 has been […]
Videos & Webinars
This webinar offers the opportunity to hear about exciting work in progress that is likely to be of interest to many in our thematic group and beyond.
“Implementing and evaluating capability care for patients with neuromuscular disease” – Bart Bloemen (Radboud UMC, the Netherlands)
“Health capability profile of people living with chronic hepatitis B virus in rural Senegal, a research protocol” – Marion Coste (Aix-Marseille University, France)
“Quality of life for young people with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions” – Isabella Floredin (University of Bristol, UK)
“Interdepartmental relationships and tensions: initial findings on the complexities of delivering a national social assistance for disability programme” – Zara Trafford (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)HDCA Webinar Health and Disability HDCA Videos