What is a human-rights based approach to health and does it matter?

  title={What is a human-rights based approach to health and does it matter?},
  author={L. A. J. London},
  journal={Health and human rights},
  volume={10 1},
A human rights approach to health is critical to address growing global health inequalities. Three aspects of the nature of health as a right are relevant to shaping a human rights approach to health: (1) the indivisibility of civil and political rights, and socio-economic rights; (2) active agency by those vulnerable to human rights violations; and (3) the powerful normative role of human rights in establishing accountabiliy for protections and freedoms. Health professionals' practice… CONTINUE READING

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