xvi, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Raoul Wallenberg Institute professional guides to human rights ; v. 6.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Understanding a health and human rights approach What are human rights? : the legal framework What is meant by the right to health? The nature of state obligations Focus on core obligations Focus on non-discrimination and vulnerable and otherwise disadvantaged groups Globalization, obligations of non-state actors and international obligations arising from the right to health Monitoring the right to health Tools for monitoring I : working with indicators, benchmarks and statistical data Tools for monitoring II : identifying violations Promoting the right to health : activities to promote and protect the right to health at community, national and international levels Reporting : participation by NGOs in UN procedures for monitoring compliance by their governments Medical and other health professionals : working with the right to health.
K3252.2 .A95 2010
Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.