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Published: 12 January 2012

442 Pages


ISBN: 9780199603299

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The Right to Health in International Law

John Tobin

  • Provides a full overview of the status of the right to health in international law and the range of issues this right impacts on, including access to medicines and harmful traditional practices
  • Contributes to a detailed understanding of the way in which a wide range of actors including human rights committee bodies, domestic courts, international institutions, and health professionals have dealt with the right to health
  • Takes a cross-disciplinary approach, engaging with the history of public health, the philosophy of health, and public health policy