New issue of the Health and Human Rights Journal

December 13, 2017

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The December issue of the Health and Human Rights Journal is now available online (full access). There are two special sections: 1) Roma and the Right to Health, and 2) HIV and Human Rights. You can either access the PDF of the full issue here or browse through the contents below.

Special Section on Romani People and the Right to Health

in collaboration with the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA.

FOREWORD: Romani Global Diaspora: Implementation of the Right to Health
Rita Izsák-Ndiaye

EDITORIAL: The Critical Role of Research in Advancing Romani’s Right to Health
Jacqueline Bhabha, Margareta Matache, and Teresa Sorde Marti

Justice Delayed: The Right to Effective Remedy for Victims of Coercive Sterilization in the Czech Republic
Claude Cahn

Intersectional Discrimination of Romani Women Forcibly Sterilized in the Former Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic
Gwendolyn Albert and Marek Szilvasi

The Influence of Ethnicity and Displacement on Quality of Antenatal Care: The Case of Roma, Ashkali, and Balkan Egyptian Communities in Kosovo
Kristefer Stojanovski, Alaka Holla, Ilir Hoxha, Elizabeth Howell, and Teresa Janevic

Securing a Right to Health: “Integration Villages” and Medical Citizenship of Roma People in France
Daniel Manson

Inconvenient Human Rights: Water and Sanitation in Sweden’s Informal Roma Settlements
Martha F. Davis and Natasha Ryan

Doubling Syndemics: Ethnographic Accounts of the Health Situation of Homeless Romanian Roma in Copenhagen
Camilla Ida Ravnbøl

Dedicated Caravan Sites for French Gens du Voyage: Public Health Policy or Construction of Health and Environmental Inequalities?
Lise Foisneau

The Impact of Legal Advocacy Strategies to Advance Roma Health: The Case of Macedonia
Alphia Abdikeeva and Alina Covaci

Special Section on HIV and Human Rights

in collaboration with UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

FOREWORD: Harnessing the Power and the Promise of Human Rights to End AIDS by 2030
Michel Sidibé

EDITORIAL: Learning from the Past: Confronting Legal, Social, and Structural Barriers to the HIV Response
Luisa Cabal and Patrick Eba

PERSPECTIVE Human Rights in the Fourth Decade of the HIV/AIDS Response: An Inspiring Legacy and Urgent Imperative
Jamie Enoch and Peter Piot

At the Nexus: How HIV-Related Immigration Policies Affect Foreign Nationals and Citizens in South Korea
Jessica M. Keralis

HIV, Sex Work, and Law Enforcement in China
Tingting Shen and Joanne Csete

PERSPECTIVE: Associations Between Police Harassment and HIV Vulnerabilities Among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in Jamaica
Carmen H. Logie, Ashley Lacombe-Duncan, Kathleen S. Kenny, Kandasi Levermore, Nicolette Jones, Annecka Marshall, and Peter A. Newman

In Women’s Eyes: Key Barriers to Women’s Access to HIV Treatment and a Rights-Based Approach to Their Sustained Well-Being
Luisa Orza, Emily Bass, Emma Bell, E. Tyler Crone, Nazneen Damji, Sophie Dilmitis, Liz Tremlett, Nasra Aidarus, Jacqui Stevenson, Souhaila Bensaid, Calorine Kenkem, Gracia Violeta Ross, Elena Kudravtseva, and Alice Welbourn

Neglected Population, Neglected Right: Children Living with HIV and the Right to Science
Michael I. Scanlon, Gillian MacNaughton, and Courtenay Sprague

Human Rights and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: How Does a Large Funder of Basic Health Services Meet the Challenge of Rights-Based Programs?
Ralf Jürgens, Joanne Csete, Hyeyoung Lim, Susan Timberlake, and Matthew Smith

No More Broken Promises: Challenges and Opportunities for Key Populations in Demanding More Transparency, Accountability, and Participation in the Global Response Against the HIV and AIDS Epidemic
Tomás A. Chang Pico, Jillian Clare Kohler, Julia Hoffmann, and Lucy Mungala

A Reporting System to Protect the Human Rights of People Living with HIV and Key Populations
R. Taylor Williamson, Vivian Fiscian, Ryan Ubuntu Olson, Fred Nana Poku, and Joseph Whittal

As the HIV Epidemic Among Young Women Grows, Can We Look to the SDGs to Reverse the Trend?
Terry McGovern, Johanna Fine, Carolyn Crisp, and Emily Battistini

Where Public Health Meets Human Rights: Integrating Human Rights into the Validation of the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis
Eszter Kismödi, Karusa Kiragu, Olga Sawicki, Sally Smith, Sophie Brion, Aditi Sharma, Lilian Mworeko, and Alexandrina Iovita

General Papers

Medical Students’ Attitudes toward Torture, Revisited
Krista Dubin, Andrew R. Milewski, Joseph Shin, and Thomas P. Kalman

Global Survey of National Constitutions: Mapping Constitutional Commitments to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Lucia Berro Pizzarossa and Katrina Perehudoff

The Cholera Epidemic in Zimbabwe, 2008-2009; A Review and Critique of the Evidence
C. Nicholas Cuneo, Richard Sollom, and Chris Beyrer

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR The Rule of Law as a Social Determinant of Health
O. B. K. Dingake

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Refusal to Treat Patients Does Not Work in Any Country—Even If Misleadingly Labeled “Conscientious Objection”
Christian Fiala and Joyce H. Arthur

LETTER TO THE EDITOR RESPONSE Much to Debate about Conscientious Objection
Wendy Chavkin, Laurel Swerdlow, and Jocelyn Fifield