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Advancing the Human Right to Health$
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José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199661619

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.001.0001

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The emergence and scope of the human right to health

The emergence and scope of the human right to health

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(p.3) Chapter 1 The emergence and scope of the human right to health
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Advancing the Human Right to Health
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Stephen P. Marks

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0001

This chapter begins by discussing the emergence of health in the corpus of international human rights. It covers health in the World Health Organization (WHO) constitution, the right to health in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), health in the United Nations human rights treaty system, and the right to health in the regional treaty system. It then turns to the scope of the right to health, which covers both specific elements of the health system (obligations) and the realization of other human rights that contribute to health (specific health-related human rights). The final section discusses the means and methods implementing the right to health.

Keywords:   international human rights, right to health, united nations declaration of human rights, health system

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