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Right to health.

Right to health.

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Published by AIDS Law Unit, Legal Assistance Centre in Windhoek .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLegal Assistance Centre (Namibia). AIDS Law Unit.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2008/00268 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22845357M
LC Control Number2008347953

In a book that systematically defines the burgeoning field of global health law, Lawrence Gostin drives home the need for effective global governance for health and offers a blueprint for reform, based on the principle that the opportunity to live a healthy life is a basic human right. Effective laws and an enabling legal environment are essential to a healthy society. Most public health challenges – from infectious and non-communicable diseases to injuries, from mental illness to universal health coverage – have a legal component. At global, national and local levels, law is a powerful tool for advancing the right to health.

Written by a respected authority on human rights and public health, this book delivers an in-depth review of the challenges of neoliberal models and policies for realizing the right to health. The author expertly explores the integration of social determinants into the right to health along with the methodologies and findings of social medicine.   Pro 2 Instituting a right to health care could lower the cost of health care in the United States. According to a study from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, under a single-payer system, in which all citizens are guaranteed a right to health care, total public and private health care spending could be lowered by up to $ trillion over the next 10 years due to lowered.

Contact Information. Behavioral Health State House Station #11 41 Anthony Avenue Augusta, Maine Phone: () Fax: ()   On Ma the Union invited me back to keynote a debate on the topic, “Resolved, That Health Care is a Right.” What follows is an edited excerpt of my remarks, in which I argue that health.


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