International Health Law: Solidarity and Justice in Health Care

International Health Law: Solidarity and Justice in Health Care

by A. P. den Exted (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789046602003
Publisher: Maklu Publishers
Publication date: 11/13/2008
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Andre den Exter 7

Part 1 International Treaty Law and Access to Health Care 15

Chapter 1 The Right to Access Health Care: Health Care according to International and European Social Security Law Instruments Paul Schoukens 17

Part 2 Europe: Solidarity and Justice in Health Care 49

Chapter 2 The Meaning of 'Justice' and 'Solidarity' in Health Care Martin Buijsen 51

Chapter 3 Litigating Health Care Access in the Netherlands: Challenging International Treaty Law Andre den Exter 63

Chapter 4 Solidarity, Rights and Social Welfare in the NHS - Resisting the Tide of Bioethics? Christopher Newdick 83

Part 3 Health Care Access in North and South America 95

Chapter 5 Health Care Rights in Canada: The Chaoulli Legacy Colleen Flood Sujith Xavier 97

Chapter 6 Health Care Access in the United States. Conflicting Concepts of Justice and Little Solidarity Timothy Stoltzfus Jost 119

Chapter 7 Health in Chile: Is the Government Doing Everything it Can to Achieve Social Justice? Silvia Borzutzky 129

Part 4 Africa and the right to AIDS treatment 141

Chapter 8 Justice and Justiciability: Advancing Solidarity and Justice through South Africans Right to Health Jurisprudence Lisa Forman 143

Chapter 9 The Impact of ART Scale-up on Health Systems (De-) Strengthening in Sub-Saharan Africa: Justice and Justification Stephanie Nixon Nina Veenstra 161

Part 5 Australia and Asia 175

Chapter 10 The Continuing Contest of Values in the Australian Health Care System Stephan Duckett 177

Chapter 11 Public Identity, Private Behaviour - Causes, Consequences, and Remedies for Health Sector Reforms in China Vivian Lin Hongwen Zhao 201

Chapter 12 Access to HealthCare in Korea Minah Kang Kim 217

Bibliography 241

Contributors 251

Index 255

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