Case seminar text that can be used to discuss the Three-delays-model and health systems constraints to maternal and child health. Focus could be on health system factors or community challenges, or both, depending on the objective of the seminar.
This case seminar text describes a situation with conflicting interests and can be used to discuss child protection. There are multiple conflicts in the situation at hand, between the welfare of children and the autonomy of the mother, between the community needs and the care for the children and the mother, and between upholding a reputation and intervening for the best sake of the vulnerable.
Students should be encouraged to scrutinize their standpoints, not just reacting with a gut feeling. This will thus also be an exercise in a professional attitude.
Case seminar text that can be used to discuss the epidemiological transition as well as to give the students a possibility to share their own experiences of working for a UN or government agency. By placing the scenario in Vietnam the students will have to read up on a country that has made great strides towards a healthier population while at the same time having to combat great disparities.
Here you can find some brief instructions for how to hold seminar based in case methodology. In a case seminar you depart from a story that should to some extent contain a dilemma. This situation should be discussed in the seminar, and students will be encouraged to be able to argue for different standpoints. The text can be given in advance or at the seminar.