Books and reports

References to handbooks and research reports on health and human rights:

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HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health – 2018 Supplement (2018)
Global Commission on HIV and the Law

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Human rights and access to healthcare services for indigenous people in Africa (2018) - Ebenezer Durojaye
Global Public Health, 13(10): 1399-1408

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Accelerate progress—sexual and reproductive health and rights for all: report of the Guttmacher–Lancet Commission (2018) - Ann Starrs, Alex Ezeh, Gary Barker et al.
The Lancet

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Detention and confinement – Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/38/36 (2018) - Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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The Global Health 50/50 Report. How gender-responsive are the world’s most influential global health organisations? (2018)
Global Health 50/50, Centre for Gender and Global Health/University College London

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The Criminalization of Healthcare (2018)
Safeguarding Health in Conflict a.o.

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The right to health of non-nationals and displaced persons in the sustainable development goals era: challenges for equity in universal health care (2017) - Claire Brolan, Lisa Forman, Stéphanie Dagron et al.
International Journal for Equity in Health (2017) 16:14

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Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and abuse: a new approach (2017) - Report of the Secretary-General to the General Assembly
United Nations

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Health and Human Rights Journal – special section on drug control and human rights (2017)
Health and Human Rights Journal

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Human Rights and Drug Control: Access to Controlled Medicines in Resource-Constrained Countries (2017) - Marie Elske van Gispen
Intersentia

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Locked up, locked out: health and human rights in immigration detention (2017)
British Medical Association

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Equally outstanding: Equality and human rights – good practice resource (2017)
CareQuality Commission (UK)

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Mapping and Understanding Exclusion: Institutional, Coercive and Community-based Services and Practices across Europe (2017) - Ágnes Turnpenny, Gábor Petri, Ailbhe Finn, Julie Beadle-Brown & Maria Nyman
Mental Health Europe

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Leading the realization of human rights to health and through health (2017)
High-Level Working Group on Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents

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Tuberculosis, Human Rights and the Law. A Compendium of Case Law (2017) - Noorjit Sidhu
International Human Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School

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Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief—an imperative of universal health coverage: the Lancet Commission report (2017) - Felicia Marie Knaul, Paul E Farmer, Eric L Krakauer et al.
The Lancet

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Promoting the health of refugees and migrants. Draft framework of priorities and guiding principles to promote the health of refugees and migrants (2017)
WHO

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Impunity Must End: Attacks on Health in 23 Countries in Conflict in 2016 (2017)
The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition

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Health and Human Rights Journal – special section on HIV and human rights (2017)
Health and Human Rights Journal

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Health and Human Rights Journal – special section on abortion and human rights (2017)
Health and Human Rights Journal

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Diagnosing Corruption in Healthcare (2016) - Michael Petkov & Deborah Cohen
Transparency International

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Right to health and indigenous peoples with a focus on children and youth (2016)
UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Prioritizing pupils’ education, health and well-being. Water, sanitation and hygiene in schools in the pan-European region (2016) - Peter van Maanen, Enkhtsetseg Shinee, Valentina Grossi, Márta Vargha, Nana Gabriadze & Oliver Schmoll
WHO/Europe

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Health and Human Rights Journal – special section on tuberculosis and human rights (2016)
Health and Human Rights Journal

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Global Health, Human Rights and the Challenge of Neoliberal Policies (2016) - Audrey Chapman
Cambridge University Press

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Human Rights and Drug Control – The False Dichotomy (2016) - Saul Takahashi
Bloomsbury Publishing

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Corruption in the Pharmaceutical Sector: Diagnosing the challenges (2016) - Jillian Clare Kohler, Martha Gabriela Martinez, Michael Petkov & James Sale
Transparency International

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Organ Harvesting in China – Study for the ENVI Committee (2016)
European Parliament/Policy Department A: Economic and Scientific Policy

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Sports and healthy lifestyles as contributing factors to the right to health (2016) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/32/33
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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The public health dimension of the European migrant crisis. Briefing (2016)
European Parliament

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Advancing Drug Policy Reform: a new approach to drug decriminalization (2016)
Global Commission on Drug Policy

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Strategy and action plan for refugee and migrant health (2016)
WHO/Europe

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Agenda for Zero Discrimination in Health Care (2016)
WHO Global Health Workforce Alliance & UNAIDS

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Report of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice (2016)
United Nations

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Detention and Punishment in the Name of Drug Treatment (2016) - Joanne Csete & Richard Pearshouse
Open Society Foundations

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Promoting innovation & access to health technologies (2016)
High-Level Panel on Access To Medicines

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Work of the mandate and priorities of the Special Rapporteur (2015) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/29/33
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Right to health in early childhood- right to survival and development (2015) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/70/213
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Report of the Regional Dialogue on LGBTI Human Rights and Health in Asia-Pacific, 26-27 February 2015, Bangkok (2015)
UNDP

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Health and Human Rights Resource Guide (2015) - Angela Duger (editor)
Harvard FXB

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Women, Health and Corruption, Redefining Partnerships for Social Change (2014) - Kathleen Gnocato, Anika Harford, Kailee Jordan & Elizabeth Shelley
Graduate Institute of Geneva

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The Right to Health at the Public/Private Divide. A Global Comparative Study (2014 ) - Colleen Flood & Aeyal Gross (Eds.)
Cambridge University Press

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The health of indigenous people (2014)
The United Nations Inter-Agency Support Group (IASG) on Indigenous Issues

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights of indigenous peoples (2014)
United Nations Inter-Agency Support Group (IASG) on Indigenous Issues

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Health and Human Rights Journal – special section on health rights litigation (2014)
Health and Human Rights Journal

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The Right to Health: a Multi-Country Study of Law, Policy and Practice (2014) - Brigit Toebes, Rhonda Ferguson, Milan Markovic and Obiajulu Nnamuchi
TCM Asser Press & Springer

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World Drug Report (2014)
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

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Effective and full implementation of the right to health framework (2014) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/69/299
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Armed conflict does not justify violations. In: Human rights for human dignity: A primer on economic, social, and cultural rights (2014)
Amnesty International, pp. 89-93, July

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Call to Action: Bellagio Conference on Protection of Health Workers, Patients, and Facilities in Times of Violence (2014)
Center for Public Health and Human Rights of Johns Hopkins University

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Unhealthy foods and diet-related non-communicable diseases (2014) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/26/31
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Releasing children’s potential and minimizing risks: ICTs, the Internet and Violence against Children (2014)
United Nations

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Abuses in healthcare (2013) - Annual Report to the Human Rights Council, Juan E. Mendez
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture

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Working for Health Equity: The Role of Health Professionals (2013)
Institute of Health Equity (IHE), University College London

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (2013) - Juan E. M_ndez
Human Rights Council

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Corruption, Inequality and Population Perception of Healthcare Quality in Europe (2013) - Z. Nikoloski & E. Mossialos
BMC health services research, 13, p. 472

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Hunger strikes and force-feeding. In: Ethics Abandoned: Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the “War on Terror” (Chapter 3: Hunger strikes and force-feeding) (2013) - Hernán Reyes, Scott Allen, Leonard Rubenstein, George Annas, et al.
IMAP and OSF

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“They Treat Us Like Animals” Mistreatment of Drug Users and “Undesirables” in Cambodia’s Drug Detention Centers (2013) - Joseph Amon
Human Rights Watch

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The Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Access to Essential Medicines (2013)
Open Society Foundations

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The Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strikes of 2012: Political, Moral, Medical, and Ethical Challenges Encountered While Treating Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Israeli Prisons (2013)
Physicians for Human Rights Israel.

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Transforming Health: International Rights-Based Advocacy for Trans Health (2013)
Open Society Foundations

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HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health (2012)
Global Commission on HIV and the Law

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Health and Human Rights in Europe (2012) - Brigit Toebes, Mette Hartlev, Aart Hendriks & Janne Rothmar Herrmann (Eds)
intersentia

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Torture in the Name of Treatment. Human Rights Abuses in Vietnam, China, Cambodia, and Lao PDR (2012)
Human Rights Watch

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Corruption in Global Health: Governance Approaches in Dealing with Forms of Health Related Corruption (2012) - Timothy Ken Mackey
Institute of Health Law Studies

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Occupational health, especially of vulnerable population groups (2012) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/20/15
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Access to Medicines as a Human Right: Implications for Pharmaceutical Industry Responsibility (2012) - Lisa Forman & Jillian Clare Kohler
University of Toronto Press

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Partners in Crime: International Funding for Drug Control and Gross Violations of Human Rights (2012) - Patrick Gallahue, Roxanne Saucier & Damon Barrett
International Harm Reduction Association

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Mental Health and Human Rights. Vision, praxis, and courage (2012) - Michael Dudley, Derrick Silove & Fran Gale
Oxford University Press

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Force-feeding of prisoners and detainees on hunger strike: Right to self-determination versus right to intervention (2012) - P. Jacobs
Intersentia

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Health financing (2012) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/67/302
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Intellectual Property, Human Rights, and Development (2011) - D. Matthews
Edward Elgar Publishing

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Discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, A/HRC/19/41 (2011)
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

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Development and the right to health (2011) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/17/25
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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The Rehab Archipelago – Forced Labor and Other Abuses in Drug Detention Centers in Southern Vietnam (2011)
Human Rights Watch

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Confronting Corruption in the Health Sector in Vietnam: Patterns and Prospects (2011) - Taryn Vian, Derick W. Brinkerhoff, Frank G. Feeley, Matthieu Salomon & Nguyen Thi Kieu Vien
Boston University – Center for Global Health and Development

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Litigating Health Rights. Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? (2011) - Alicia Ely Yamin & Siri Gloppen (Eds)
Harvard University Press

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Practices in adopting a human rights-based approach to eliminate preventable maternal mortality and human rights (2011)
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Human rights and gender equality in health sector strategies: how to assess policy coherence (2011)
WHO

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Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Mapping the Global Interface (2011) - L. Helfer
Cambridge University Press

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Treatment or Torture? Applying International Human Rights Standards to Drug Detention Centers (2011) - Richard Elliott, Alison Symington, Rick Lines & Rebecca Schleifer
Open Society Foundations

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Global Health Watch 3 – An Alternative World Health Report (2011)
People's Health Movement

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Addressing Corruption in the Health Sector. How to Note, a DIFID Practive Paper. (2010) - Karen Hussmann
DFID (UK)

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Criminalisation of same-sex relationships, sex work and HIV transmission (2010) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/14/20
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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WHO Good Governance For Medicines Programme: an innovative approach to prevent corruption in the pharmaceutical sector (2010) - Guitelle Baghdadi-Sabeti & Fatima Serhan
WHO

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Interrogations, Forced Feedings, and the Role of Health Professionals New Perspectives on International Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Ethics (2009) - R. Goodman & M. Roseman (eds)
Harvard University Press

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Access to medicines, Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS and free trade agreements) (2009) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/11/12
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Domestic Violence Legislation and its Implementation. An analysis for ASEAN countries based on international standards and good practices (2009) - Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative (Indira Jaising, Asmita Basu, Brototi Dutta)
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

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Migration and the Right to Health: A Review of International Law (2009) - Paola Pace, IOM/International Migration Law N°19
IOM

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From coercion to cohesion: Treating drug dependence through health care, not punishment (2009)
UNODC

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Human Rights Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Companies in relation to Access to Medicines: The Sexual and Reproductive Health Context (2009) - Rajat Khosla & Paul Hunt
University of Essex, Right to Health Unit

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Health systems and the right to the highest attainable standard of health (2008) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, A/HRC/7/11
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Accountability and human rights guidelines for pharmaceutical companies in relation to access to medicines (2008) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/63/263
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Prioritization of health interventions and respect for human rights; impact assessments; and water and sanitation and the right to health (2007) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/62/214
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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The progress made in reaching the three objectives of the Rapporteur’s mandate and a human rights-based approach to health indicators (2006) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, E/CN.4/2006/48
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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WHO multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence against women: summary report of initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women’s responses (2005)
WHO

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Health professional skills drain; the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, and human rights education for health professionals (2005) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/60/348
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Health-related Millennium Development Goals; right to health for indigenous peoples; right to health, child survival and indicators (2004) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/59/422
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights; the link between poverty and health; neglected diseases; and violence prevention (2004) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, E/CN.4/2004/49
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Preventing violence: a guide to implementing the recommendations of the World report on violence and health (2004)
WHO

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The three objectives of the Special Rapporteur’s mandate: to promote the right to health as a fundamental human right; to clarify the contours and content of the right to health; and to identify good practices for the operationalization of the right to health at the community, national and international levels (2003) - Annual report to the Human Rights Council, E/CN.4/2003/58
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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Right to health indicators; good practices for the right to health; HIV/AIDS and the right to health; neglected diseases, leprosy and the right to health; and an optional protocol to ICESCR (2003) - Annual report to the UN General Assembly, A/58/427
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

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