Advancing The Human Right To Health

Author: José M. Zuniga
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199661618
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Advancing the Human Right to Health discusses the global response to achieving the human right to health.

Health And Human Rights

Author: Thérèse Murphy
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1782251715
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1 Health and Human Rights I N THIS CHAPTER, the aim is to introduce the field
of health and human rights, the sense of imperative surrounding it and some of
the threats that it faces today. This detail supplements the ... So where exactly is it
best to start the story of health and human rights? I. STARTING POINTS Would ...
For a recent assessment, see J Zuniga, SP Marks and LO Gostin (eds),
Advancing the Human Right to Health (Oxford University Press 2013). In the
same year, the ...

Human Rights And Public Health In The Aids Pandemic

Author: Lawrence O. Gostin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199748829
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IMPLEMENTATION, ENFORCEMENT Although human rights and public health
present complementary approaches to advancing peoples' well-being, only
recently has human rights discourse begun to encompass health-related
entitlements. Many reasons exist for this. Perhaps the primary reason, however,
involves the evolution of state responsibility for promoting and protecting human
rights. Human ...

Assembling Health Rights In Global Context

Author: Alex Mold
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135017026
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So, for example, Oscar Cabrera, a human rights lawyer at the O'Neill Institute and
a HRTCN member, explains that 'the right to health must play a central role in any
strategy that deploys human rights in advancing tobacco control' (Cabrera and
Madrazo 2010: S291). Similarly, Dresler and Marks argue that what they call the '
human right to tobacco control' is, for the most part, 'derived from ... the right to
health' (2006: 631; cf. Dresler et al. 2012). The centrality given by the HTC to the

Public Health Law

Author: Lawrence O. Gostin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520934385
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“Symposium on the Siracusa Principles on the Limitation and Derogation
Provisions in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,” Human
Rights Quarterly, 7 (1985): 1–157. 167. UN Economic ... Jonathan M. Mann,
Lawrence Gostin, Sofia Gruskin, et al., “Health and Human Rights,” Health and
Human Rights, 1 (1994): 6–23 (explaining that health and human rights are both
powerful, modern approaches to defining and advancing human well-being).
This seminal article ...

Routledge Handbook Of Global Health Security

Author: Simon Rushton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136155562
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Howdoes®health security ̄ relateto human rights? Are they in opposition?
Synergistic? Unrelated? In other words,shouldthe title ofthischapterbe ®Health
Security and Human Rights ̄ or ®Health Security or Human Rights ̄?
Advancing ®health security ̄ is not inherently in conflict with the respect and
protection of human rights. In fact, as Colin McInnes describes in an earlier
chapter, the development of the concept of ®human security ̄ by the UN
Development Program (UNDP ...

Law And Bioethics

Author: George Patrick Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415783356
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It can not only oversimplify complex issues, but can also encourage a form of
paternalism totally incompatible with the very spirit of self-determination.106
Oftentimes, it is seen as the primary source of human rights. While ... 110 Always
at the very crux of defining and advancing human well-being, however, are to be
found health and human rights.111 The right to health, health care, or health
protection As early as the fourth century B.C., Aristotle wrote reportedly of an
absolute right by ...

Reproductive Health And Human Rights

Author: Laura Reichenbach
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812206104
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The book grapples with fundamental questions about the relationships among population, fertility decline, reproductive health, human rights, poverty alleviation, and development and assesses the various arguments—demographic, public ...

Reproductive Health And Human Rights

Author: Rebecca J. Cook
Publisher: Clarendon Press
ISBN: 0191553832
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Enduring challenges in advancing human rights are the lack of understanding of
how to invoke human rights to prevent wrongs and, when wrongs have occurred,
how to remedy them through the application of human rights. The application of
human rights in the health care context remains particularly challenging because
there is little, although growing, experience of their application at the national and
international levels. In addition, those who are unfamiliar with the language of ...

Health And Human Rights In A Changing World

Author: Michael Grodin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136688560
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We trust in the fact that readers will contribute to advancing understanding and
the practice of health and human rights. Such action may be big or small and may
take the form of advocacy, programming, projects, use of courts and law,
engaging civil society, helping to build the evidence, as well as promoting and
sharing knowledge with those who have not had privileged access to this
education, and on a personal note, living as individuals enjoying more fully their
own health and ...