Country Reports

Country reports / Alternative reports on health and rights

This is a non-exhaustive list.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , as well as study reports focusing on the right to health in a particular country.

  • Brazil 2009 - The right to health in Brazil
    Published as part of the 'Monitoring the Right to Health' project, aimed at analysing the realisation of the right to health in a number of countries
    Law School, University of Aberdeen

  • Canada 2011 - The right to health in Canada
    Published as part of the 'Monitoring the Right to Health' project, aimed at analysing the realisation of the right to health in a number of countries
    Law School, University of Aberdeen / IFHHRO
  • China 2005 - Restrictions on AIDS Activists in China
    Based on interviews with Chinese AIDS activists, gay rights activists, activists working with drug users and website managers this report shows that many AIDS activists face state harassment and bureaucratic restrictions 
    Human Rights Watch

This is a non-exhaustive list. Please send us (links to) other shadow/alternative reports, as well as study reports focusing on the right to health in a particular country.

Latest News

  • Torture in health-care settings

    careOne year ago, in March 2013, the Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez presented his thematic report on abusive practices in health-care settings to the Human Rights Council. A new publication released by the Center of Human Rights & Humanitarian Law (Washington College of Law, American University, March 2014) compiles articles from prominent experts commenting on this thematic report.

     
  • Protection of health workers, patients and facilities in times of violence

    arrestIn November 2013, the Center for Public Health and Human Rights at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health brought together some 20 experts on the issue of attacks on health workers and health care. They convened in Bellagio, Italy to take stock of the current situation and identify improvements. A short report of this meeting is now available online.