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Call # K3260.3 .A38 2013
Title Advancing the human right to health / edited by José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, Lawrence O. Gostin
Imprint Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Descript. xxiii, 456 p. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Right to health
Alt Author Marks, Stephen P., 1943-
Gostin, Lawrence O. (Lawrence Ogalthorpe),
OCLC # 828245949
Table of Contents
 List of Abbreviationsxix
 List of Contributorsxxi
Section 1 right to health in perspective 
1.emergence and scope of the human right to health / Stephen P. Marks3
2.Advancing the right to health through litigation / Ana S. Ayala25
3.right to health: from concept to practice / Helena Nygren-Krug39
4.Health development as nation strengthening / Lesley Stone55
5.Pillars for progress on the right to health / Lawrence O. Gostin69
Section 2 right to health in action 
6.Haiti: an overview of its right to health history and future directions / Loune Viaud91
7.right to health in Ghana: healthcare, human rights, and politics / Raymond A. Atuguba101
8.Health and development in India: moving towards the right to health / Ravi Duggal113
9.right to health in post-apartheid era South Africa / Ebenezer Durojaye129
10.domestic implementation of the international right to health: the Philippine experience / Raul C. Pangalangan143
11.China's evolution in progressively realizing the right to health / Di Wu159
12.Brazil: a long journey towards a universal healthcare system / Armando De Negri Filho173
13.right to health in Peru / Ariel Frisancho181
14.Realizing the right to healthcare in Mexico / Octavio Gomez-Dantes197
15.United Kingdom: the right to health in the context of a nationalized health service / Matthew Weait209
16.right to health in Japan: challenges of a super-ageing society and implications from its 2011 public health emergency / Eriko Sase219
17.United States: right to health obligations in the context of disparity and reform / Jean Connolly Carmalt231
Section 3 right to health: challenges and opportunities 
18.Human rights-based approaches to HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria / Diana Weil245
19.Global tobacco control: a vital component of the right to health / Lawrence O. Gostin261
20.Women's health and human rights: struggles to engender social transformation / Alicia Ely Yamin275
21.right to health in prison / Rebecca Schleifer291
22.Access to medical products, vaccines, and medical technologies / Adriana L. Benedict305
23.Nutrition and human rights: why meeting nutrient needs should be a human right / Saskia de Pee325
24.Primum non nocere and the right to health / Imane Sidibe335
25.Combating torture and other ill-treatment / Michael Bochenek357
26.Emergencies, disasters, conflicts, and human rights / Victoria Sutton379
27.Searching for a role for genomics in the right to health / Lisa Eckstein391
28.Financing governments: towards achieving the right to health / Joia S. Mukherjee411
Section 4 Conclusion 
29.consequences of failure / Mihir Mankad425