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Tracing Human Rights in Health

Authors : Vivek, Neelakantan

Published Year: 2006

Background Paper Series 4. vi,50 p., October 2006. [ISBN 81-89042-47-5]

This paper is an endeavor to situate the evolution of right to health in a historical context. It highlights the debates within the newly emergent discipline of Health & human Rights. Paper has sections on genesis of public health & human rights, justifiability of health rights from the International Law point of view, human rights issues affecting the enjoyment of health right, experience of developing countries and India in implementing the health right. The conclusion reflects on the aspect of operationalizing right to health Movement. Download full report