New issue Health and Human Rights Journal: Evidence of impact of human rights-based approaches

December 15, 2015

The latest issue of the Health and Human Rights Journal is now available online. This special issue, which was guest-edited by Paul Hunt, Alicia Ely Yamin and Flavia Bustreo, focuses on the evidence of impact of human rights-based approaches. All full-text articles on this theme can be accessed through our website. 

Table of Contents – Health and Human Rights Journal – December 2015 , Vol 17, No 2


Making the Case: What Is the Evidence of Impact of Applying Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health?
Paul Hunt, Alicia Ely Yamin, and Flavia Bustreo, Guest Editors 

Framing the Issues 

Assessing the Impact of a Human Rights-Based Approach Across a Spectrum of Change for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health 
Rebekah Thomas, Shyama Kuruvilla, Rachael Hinton, Steven L. B. Jensen, Veronica Magar, and Flavia Bustreo

Invited Commentaries

Germany’s Experience in Supporting and Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health, Plus Challenges and Successes in Demonstrating Impact on Health Outcomes
Thomas Silberhorn

Ethical and Human Rights Foundations of Health Policy: Lessons from Comprehensive Reform in Mexico
Julio Frenk and Octavio Gómez-Dantés

Interview With Francisco Songane: Evidence of Impact of Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health
Francisco Songane

Full Papers

What Constitutes Evidence in Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health? Learning from Lived Experiences of Maternal and Sexual Reproductive Health
Maya Unnithan

Looking for Evidence of the Impact of Introducing a Human Rights-Based Approach in Health: The SaluDerecho Experience
María-Luisa Escobar, Leonardo Cubillos, and Roberto Iunes

Empowerment for the Right to Health: The Use of the “Most Significant Change” Methodology in Monitoring
Fanny Polet, Geraldine Malaise, Anuschka Mahieu, Eulalia Utrera, Jovita Montes, Rosalinda Tablang, Andrew Aytin, Erick Kambale, Sylvie Luzala, Daoud al-Ghoul, Ranin Ahed Darkhawaja, Roxana Maria Rodriguez, Margarita Posada, Wim de Ceukelaire, and Pol de Vos

The Impact of Human Rights on Universalizing Health Care in Vermont, USA
Gillian MacNaughton, Fiona Haigh, Mariah McGill, Konstantinos Koutsioumpas, and Courtenay Sprague

Measuring the Impact of the Human Rights on Health in Global Health Financing
Sara L.M. Davis

A Review of the Impact of the Human Rights in Healthcare Programme in England and Wales
Lindsey Dyer

Rights-Based Citizen Monitoring in Peru: Evidence of Impact from the Field
Jeannie Samuel and Ariel Frisancho

Using Technology to Claim Rights to Free Maternal Health Care: Lessons about Impact from the My Health, My Voice Pilot Project in India
Jashodhara Dasgupta, Y. K. Sandhya, Samantha Lobis, Pravesh Verma, Marta Schaaf

Evaluating a Human Rights-Based Advocacy Approach to Expanding Access to Pain Medicines and Palliative Care: Global Advocacy and Case Studies from India, Kenya, and Ukraine
Diederik Lohman and Joseph Amon

The Universal Periodic Review: A Platform for Dialogue, Accountability, and Change on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Kate Gilmore, Luis Mora, Alfonso Barragues, Ida Krogh Mikkelsen