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Foto: Patient records at a pediatrician's office in Kampala, Uganda
© Bonnie Gillespie, Courtesy of Photoshare

Foto: The price list for medicine and medical supplies is displayed on a chalkboard at a health post in the rural community of Gassane in the  Louga region of Senegal. Available products include antimalarials, antibiotics, painkillers, vitamins, and contraceptives
© 2003 Amelie Sow/CCP, Courtesy of Photoshare

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Foto: A doctor examines a child during his vist to a slum area of Chandigarh, India
© 2008 Pradeep Tewari, Courtesy of Photoshare

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Latest News

  • Unfulfilled healthcare needs of migrant women care workers

    careOn November 21, a high-level panel at a meeting convened in Geneva will discuss a new WHO report entitled "Women on the Move: Migration, care work and health". Available data shows that a substantial and growing proportion of care work is being undertaken by migrants, the majority of whom are women. In Italy for instance, nearly 90% of home-based caregivers are foreign born. In this report, the World Health Organization (WHO) calls attention "to a global situation in which migrant women care workers buttress health systems in countries where there are shortfalls in healthcare provision, while their own right to health is eroded and their health care needs go unfulfilled." 

     
  • Why is adolescents’ health a human rights issue?

    ifhhroAdolescents face a myriad of threats to their right to health including violence, sexual assault, exploitation, trafficking, and harmful traditional practices. At the same time, they face multiple barriers to health services, including restrictive laws, unavailability of contraception or safe abortions; failure to ensure privacy and confidentiality; judgemental service provision, and discrimination. Our volunteer Tara Ornstein wrote an article about adolescents’ right to health for our website, explaining what the issues are and what health professionals can do to safeguard adolescents’ health and rights.