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The Resource The human right to health, Jonathan Wolff

The human right to health, Jonathan Wolff

Label
The human right to health
Title
The human right to health
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Wolff
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A philosophy professor discusses the right to health and explores both views on the issue including the idea that it is a fundamental right along the lines of free speech and also that it is an issue of impractical overreach
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolff, Jonathan
Dewey number
362.1
Index
index present
LC call number
RA427.9
LC item number
.W65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 C-280
  • W 76
Series statement
Amnesty International global ethics series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human rights
  • World health
  • Poor
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Global Health
  • Human Rights
  • Poverty
  • Human rights
  • Poor
  • World health
  • Recht auf Gesundheit
  • Menschenrecht
  • Gesundheit
  • Menschenrecht
  • Human rights
  • Right to health care
  • Poor
  • Human rights
  • World health
  • Poor
Label
The human right to health, Jonathan Wolff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the human right to health dilemma -- 1. The universal declaration of human rights -- Background -- Declarations, covenants, and constitutions -- Progressive realization and core obligations -- 2. The human right to health and its critics -- Rights, humanitarianism, and power -- Rights and human rights -- Philosophical challenges -- General comment -- The human right to health in practice -- 3. HIV/AIDS and the human right to health -- The awakening of the human right to health -- HIV/AIDS discovery and response -- Access to treatment -- HIV/AIDS and Haitians in the United States -- The global spread of HIV/AIDS : Africa -- The hidden cost of treating HIV/AIDS -- Conclusion -- 4. Problems and prospects -- The World Bank and health systems -- TRIPS and the price of medicines -- The health brain drain -- Research ethics -- Maternal mortality and newborn survival -- Conclusion -- 5. Where next? -- Emerging campaigns -- Governance and activism -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn738350010
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 192 pages
Isbn
9780393343380
Lccn
2011044214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393063356
  • (OCoLC)738350010
Label
The human right to health, Jonathan Wolff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the human right to health dilemma -- 1. The universal declaration of human rights -- Background -- Declarations, covenants, and constitutions -- Progressive realization and core obligations -- 2. The human right to health and its critics -- Rights, humanitarianism, and power -- Rights and human rights -- Philosophical challenges -- General comment -- The human right to health in practice -- 3. HIV/AIDS and the human right to health -- The awakening of the human right to health -- HIV/AIDS discovery and response -- Access to treatment -- HIV/AIDS and Haitians in the United States -- The global spread of HIV/AIDS : Africa -- The hidden cost of treating HIV/AIDS -- Conclusion -- 4. Problems and prospects -- The World Bank and health systems -- TRIPS and the price of medicines -- The health brain drain -- Research ethics -- Maternal mortality and newborn survival -- Conclusion -- 5. Where next? -- Emerging campaigns -- Governance and activism -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn738350010
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 192 pages
Isbn
9780393343380
Lccn
2011044214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393063356
  • (OCoLC)738350010

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