IFHHRO | Medical Human Rights Network (previously known as the International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations) started in 1989 as an informal network of health and human rights organizations upon an initiative of Physicians for Human Rights (USA) and the Johannes Wier Foundation (The Netherlands). Representatives met annually in international conferences on a variety of health-related human rights topics, including:

  • Prison health
  • Torture
  • Forensic expertise in political mass killings
  • Gender and communal violence
  • Health care under attack
  • The right to health
  • Exclusion and inequalities in health care

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