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Rights-Based Approaches to Public Health

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ISBN-10: 0826105696

ISBN-13: 9780826105691

Edition: 2011

Authors: Elvira Beracochea, Corey Weinstein, Dabney P. Evans

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Many public health practitioners and students struggle with the true meaning and practical application of rights-based approaches in their work. This volume presents examples of public health programmes utilizing right-based approaches so health services can reach those that are in most need.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Contributors
Foreword
Introduction
Introduction: Why Do Rights-Based Approaches to Health Matter?
Rights-Based Approaches to Public Health Systems
Rights-Based Approaches and Health Disparities in the United States
A Rights-Based Approach to Health Care Reform
Rights-Based Approaches and Millennium Development Goals
Global Plans of Action for Health
Rights-Based Approaches and Professional Development
Ethical Issues and Rights-Based Approaches: Balancing Dual Loyalties
A Rights-Based Approach to Research: Assessing the Right to Water in Haiti
Using the Right to Food to Teach Human Rights
Rights-Based Approaches With Special Populations and Settings
Human Rights and Women's Health
A Rights-Based Approach to Children's Health
Human Rights and HIV Prevention Among Drug Users
Rights-Based Approaches in Conflict-Affected Settings
Case Studies
Promoting Human Rights in Public Health Programs: Lessons Learned from HealthRight International
Operationalizing Rights-Based Approaches to Health: The Case of CARE in Peru
Liberation Medicine and Accompaniment in El Salvador: The Experience of Doctors for Global Health
The Right to Clean Air: The U.S. Clean Air Act's Approach
Peer Education in Prison: A Rights-Based Approach
Rights-Based Approaches to Community Development: A Case Study of the Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans
Rights-Based Approaches in Conflict Settings: Examples from Nepal and Israel/Palestine
Rights-Based Approaches to Essential Medicines
Conclusion: Rights-Based Approaches in Public Health
Appendix: List of Acronyms
Index