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Health and Human Rights: A Reader, including contributions by doctors, lawyers and government representatives, is the first comprehensive anthology of essays in this new field to address the balance between public health and human rights awareness.

Impact of health policies, incl. TB & AIDS control, war & ethnic cleansing, SES & health; corrective strategies.

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Editorial Reviews

Journal of the American Medical Association
[T]here is simply no other single book that is as valuable a gateway to the important field of health and human rights.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415921022
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I Human Rights and Public Health 5
1 Health and Human Rights 7
2 Human Rights: An Introduction 21
3 Public Health: An Introduction 29
Pt. II The Impact of Health Policies and Programs on Human Rights 35
4 The Impact of Health Policies on Human Rights: AIDS and TB Control 37
5 The Public Health - Human Rights Dialogue 46
6 Toward the Development of a Human Rights Impact Assessment for the Formulation and Evaluation of Public Health Policies 54
Pt. III Health Impacts Resulting from Violations of Human Rights 73
7 From Solferino to Sarajevo 75
8 Ethnic Cleansing and Other Lies: Combining Health and Human Rights in the Search for Truth and Justice in the Former Yugoslavia 83
9 Haiti 1991-1994: The International Civilian Mission's Medical Unit 106
10 Disabled Persons and Their Right to Equal Treatment: Allowing Differentiation While Ending Discrimination 113
11 Rights Violations in the Ecuadorian Amazon: The Human Consequences of Oil Development 130
12 Censorship and Manipulation of Family Planning Information: An Issue of Human Rights and Women's Health 145
Pt. IV Exploring the Inextricable Linkage Between Health and Human Rights 179
13 Socioeconomic Status and Health: The Challenge of the Gradient 181
14 Interrelationship Between Gender Relations and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Some Possible Considerations for Policies and Programs 202
15 Human Rights and AIDS: The Future of the Pandemic 216
16 Reflections on Emerging Frameworks of Health and Human Rights 227
17 Gender, Health, and Human Rights 253
18 Health, Human Rights, and Lesbian Existence 265
Pt. V Medicine and Human Rights 281
19 The Nuremberg Doctors' Trial: (a) Opening Statement of the Prosecution 284
19 The Nuremberg Doctors' Trial: (b) The Judgment 292
20 Medicine and Human Rights: Reflections on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Doctors' Trial 301
21 Questing for Gralls: Duplicity, Betrayal, and Self-Deception in Postmodern Medical Research 312
22 Irreversible Error: The Power and Prejudice of Female Genital Mutilation 336
23 Research and Informed Consent in Africa - Another Look 363
24 Human Rights and Maternal-Fetal HIV Transmission Prevention Trials in Africa 373
25 Human Rights and Human Genetic Variation Research 380
Pt. VI How to Proceed from Concept to Action 395
26 Common Strategies for Health and Human Rights: From Theory to Practice 397
27 The Health Professional as Human Rights Promoter: Ten Years of Physicians for Human Rights (USA) 404
28 Medical Humanitarianism and Human Rights: Reflections on Doctors Without Borders and Doctors of the World 417
29 For Our Patients, Not for Profits: A Call to Action 436
30 Medicine and Public Health, Ethics and Human Rights 439
App. A Universal Declaration of Human Rights 453
App. B International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights 458
App. C International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 466
App. D List of Additional Selected Documents 480
Permission Acknowledgments 483
About the Contributors 487
About the Editors 491
Index 493
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