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THERE ARE INDEED WAYS IN WHICH THE RIGHT TO HEALTH CAN AID PRIORITY SETTING. (Benedict Rumbold)

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Human Rights: Food for a cannot wait thought   Human Rights Reader 438   Fair priority setting is essential to the realization of the right to health.   Achieving justice in health-care priority setting involves applying a range of substantive ethical and ideological principles that extend beyond primarily utilitarian calculations of which policies maximize health […]

HEALTH-RIGHTS AND JUSTICE-IN-GLOBAL-HEALTH HAVE A UNITY OF PURPOSE: TO GUARANTEE HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES FOR MARGINALIZED POPULATIONS.

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Human rights: Food for an often-ignored thought   Human Rights Reader 416   Most governments ignore their human rights obligations in health   Currently, governments perceive no impending threat whenever they ignore their right to health obligations, whether the threat is in the form of moral blame, of being subjected to name-and-shame or by risking […]

ALTHOUGH ETHICS IS THE PROPER LANGUAGE OF MEDICINE; HUMAN RIGHTS IS THE PROPER LANGUAGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (part one of three)

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Food for shaping a thought Human Rights Reader 252 -In public health, we uncritically assume scarcity of resources without asking why scarcity. -WHO comes with technical advice, the World Bank comes with money….countries usually prefer the money. 1. The human right to health: some precisions 1. The human right to health (RTH) is an increasingly […]




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