ETC Home

Right to Health

 

I. NEED TO KNOW

 

Powerpoint-Presentation (ppt-File, 169KB)

 

II. GOOD TO KNOW

a. PPP on the Right to Health and Human Security

 

b. Linklist on the Right to Health (pdf-File, 43KB)

 

c. Documents:

- World Summit for Social Development, Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development and Programme of Action of the World Summit for Social Development, 1995. 

-  U.S. Department of State, Egypt: Report on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or Female Genital Cutting (FGC), 2001.

- 3D, Chapter 4 - TRIPS and Health. In: Practical Guide to the WTO.

-  World Food Summit 2002, Declaration of the World Food Summit: Five Years Later, International Alliance Against Hunger.

- World Health Organization (WHO), Traditional Medicine: A Novel Approach for Available, Accessible and Affordable Health Care, 2005.

-World Health Organization (WHO), Working Paper on health and human rights activities within WHO, 2005.

 

III. SELECTED ACTIVITIES

 

ACTIVITY 1: Imaging a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being (pdf-File, 61KB)

 

ACTIVITY 2: Mapping the realisation of the human right to health (pdf-File, 50KB)

 

ACTIVITY 3: Female Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (pdf-File, 51KB)

WHO Articles for Activity 3: Article I (pdf-File, 239 KB), Article II (pdf-File, 155 KB), Article III (pdf-File, 242 KB), Article IV (pdf-File, 236 KB)

                                                             

IV. CHRONOLOGY

- CONSTITUTION OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION of 1946

 

- DECLARATION ON THE USE OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS IN THE INTERESTS OF PEACE AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF MANKIND of 1975

 

- DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF DISABLED PERSONS of 1975

 

- PRINCIPLES FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE of 1991

 

- UNITED NATIONS PRINCIPLES FOR OLDER PERSONS of 1991

 

- UNIVERSAL DECLARATION ON THE HUMAN GENOCE AND HUMAN RIGHTS of 1997

 

- GENERAL COMMENT N 14 on the highest attainable standard of of health of 2000.

- DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT ON HIV/AIDS of 2001

 

- CAIRO DECLARATION FOR THE ELIMINATION OF FGM

 

- INTERNATIONAL DECLARATION ON HUMAN GENETIC DATA of 2003 (UNESCO)

 

- UNIVERSAL DECLARATION ON BIOETHICS AND HUMAN RIGHTS of 2005 (UNESCO)